Motorcyclist Injured in Gilroy Accident on Highway 152 Wednesday
GILROY (September 19, 2018) – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after a traffic collision along Highway 152 on Wednesday, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
CHP first logged the incident when a rider was found down in the middle of the roadway at approximately 5:40 p.m.
As per the dispatch, for an unknown reason a black Harley-Davidson FXD motorcycle and a black GMC collided on Highway 152 near Frazier Lake Road.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the motorcyclist who appeared to have suffered major injuries in the crash.
The patient was then transported to Regional Medical Center of San Jose for further medical treatment and evaluation. The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating the cause of the wreck.
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A forensic examination of both the Harley-Davidson and the GMC, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the crash. 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 motorcycle accident may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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