Livermore Motorcycle Accident 580 Freeway, August 17
At Least 1 Injured in Crash Near Airway Boulevard
LIVERMORE (August 23, 2017) – An injury traffic accident occurred on the Interstate 580 Freeway, west of Airway Boulevard, according to Patch.
On August 17, a collision involving a motorcycle and a truck happened on the eastbound side of the interstate.
Livermore Car Crash
Officials said the incident resulted in one person hurt. But at this point, the severity of injuries sustained by the victim remains unknown.
The accident prompted road closure for a couple of hours to give way to the investigation. The cause of the collision is still being determined by authorities.
Motorcycles are smaller and less visible than cars and trucks. This simple comparison explains why riding a motorcycle is riskier than driving a car or any enclosed vehicle. Recent statistics posted an average of 11,700 motorcyclists injured yearly in California.
According to authorities, the primary factors contributing to motorcycle accidents are unsafe speed, alcohol or drug use, improper turning, riding on the wrong side of the road, and failing to yield.
If you believe that you, or your loved one, have been injured because of another party’s negligence, you may file a personal injury lawsuit to obtain justice and monetary damages. We, at the Johnson Attorneys Group, are here to help you acquire closure on the traumatic incident that you have experienced, and also the compensation you deserve. You may contact our Alameda County persona injury lawyers at 800-235-6801 for a free consultation.