Motorcyclist Hit by Vehicle on 880 Freeway at Whipple Road
DATE OF COLLISION: Wednesday, August 29th
August 29, 2018 – A traffic collision involving a motorcycle took pace on the Interstate 880 Freeway at Whipple Road on-ramp Wednesday afternoon.
Auto VS Motorcycle Crash Wednesday in Hayward
According to the California Highway Patrol log, an unidentified man was riding a motorcycle on the northbound side of the freeway when he was struck by a black Mercedes Benz.
Due to the force of the impact, the rider was thrown off his motorcycle. First responders reportedly found the man lying down on the roadway. The name of that person, and his condition following the incident remained unclear at this time.
No immediate information was disclosed on the name, and whereabouts of the Mercedes driver.
Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine precisely what happened here and why.
Car and Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
A forensic examination of the motorcycle and the Mercedes involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced car and motorcycle accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.