Motorcyclist Injured in Gilroy Crash at Highway 152 and Highway 156
GILROY (September 12, 2018) – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after a traffic collision in the area of Highway 152 and Highway 156 on Monday morning, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at about 6:23 a.m.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcyclist and a vehicle collided for an unknown reason on Highway 152 and Highway 156.
Motorcycle and Car Crash in Gilroy Monday
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who suffered minor injuries as a result of the crash.
The motorcycle operator was then transported to San Jose Regional Medical Center for further medical aid and evaluation. The name of the patient was not immediately disclosed.
Meanwhile, the No. 1 lane was briefly closed following the wreck. The roadway was reopened by 6:44 a.m. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the collision.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the vehicle, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either the bike or the car, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the motorcycle or the vehicle such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
A victim of a traffic collision has the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent individual, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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