Auto VS Motorcycle Crash on Highway 84 at 880 Freeway Connector
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, November 2nd
November 2, 2018 – A traffic collision involving a motorcycle occurred Friday afternoon on eastbound Highway 84 at the Interstate 880 Freeway connector.
According to the California Highway Patrol group, a man was riding a motorcycle in the area when, for reasons still under investigation, he was struck by a gray Honda CRV.
Shortly after 5:28 p.m., medical personnel arrived at the scene and rendered aid to the motorcyclist who appeared to be hurt. Paramedics said the man suffered unknown extent of injury to his arm as a result of the crash.
Meanwhile, no immediate information was disclosed on the driver of the Honda vehicle involved.
Several factors regarding the wreck remained unclear at this time. Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
Car and Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the Honda CRV involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the victims will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income and loss future income due to work absence from injury.
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