Motorcyclist Injured in Crash, Airlifted to Hospital
MERCED (July 21, 2017) – A traffic collision involving a motorcyclist took place at Olive Avenue and G Street Friday morning, according to Merced Sun-Star.
Officials reported that a motorcyclist and a white pickup truck collided at the busy intersection just after 8:00 a.m.
As per the article, local police officers, and firefighters responded to the scene and attended to a man involved who suffered unspecified injuries following the crash. The unidentified male was reportedly airlifted to a Modesto hospital in unknown condition.
Merced Motorcycle Accident
Officials did not specify if the injured male was the motorcycle rider or an occupant inside the vehicle.
Major traffic delays ensued for at least 30 minutes following the collision as several towing companies assisted in removing both the motorcycle and the vehicle from off the road.
Police officials are currently investigating and looking into liability it remains unclear at this time.
California Motorcycle Statistics
The recent years posted an average of more than 11,780 California motorcycle riders injured yearly in traffic collisions. Motorcycle accidents are generally considered the most dangerous since motorcycles do not provide the anywhere near the protection to cushion impact that a car would. Researchers have noted that 98% of traffic incidents involving motorcycles result in injuries.
Merced Personal Injury Lawyer
Being involved in a traffic accident can be a life-changing experience especially if you have hurt in the process. The recovery usually takes months or even years and financial problems often arise. We at Johnson Attorneys Group encourage you to seek the help of a professional lawyer to assist you in your situation and to obtain the settlement you need for your injuries and other damages. We will help you recover the money you are entitled to by law for your hospital bills, medical needs, lost wages, and other damages. We will do our best to obtain the justice you deserve. Get in touch with our Merced County lawyers at 800-235-6801 for a free case consultation.
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