Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Accident on Highway 128 Wednesday
HEALDSBURG (August 29, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision in the area of Highway 128 and Rohlffs Road Wednesday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at about 12:06 p.m.
CHP received a call about a motorcyclist who collided for an unknown reason with a vehicle near the intersection of Highway 128 and Rohlffs Road.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who suffered major injuries as a result of the crash.
Motorcycle and Car Accident at Highway 128 and Rohlffs Road
The patient was immediately taken to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for further treatment. The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, both the bike and the car involved, described as a white 2015 Mercedes sedan, required tow-trucks for the damage sustained in the wreck.
The roadway was completely shut down following the incident, but was reopened shortly after 1:40 p.m. Authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the collision.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the Mercedes sedan, 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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