Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Accident at Anna Sparks and Central
MCKINLEYVILLE, Humboldt County (October 2, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision in the area of Anna Sparks Way and Central Avenue on Tuesday, according to a California Highway Patrol dispatch.
The accident was reported at around 9:47 a.m. Central Avenue is also known as Highway 101
CHP received a call about a motorcycle and a vehicle which collided for an unknown reason at the intersection of Anna Sparks Way and Central Avenue. The car involved was described as a Ford Edge.
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who suffered major injuries as a result of the crash. The patient was then transported to the hospital for treatment.
The name and condition of the motorcyclist at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the roadway was cleared an hour after the wreck.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the Ford Edge, 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.
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