Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Milpitas Accident on 880 Freeway
MILPITAS (September 26, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision along the Interstate 880 Freeway on Wednesday morning, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at around 8:50 a.m.
CHP received a call about a Yamaha motorcycle and a beige Chevrolet Volt collided for an unknown reason on the southbound 880 Freeway near Dixon Landing Road on-ramp.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who was found lying in the No. 1 lane as a result of the crash.
The patient was then transported to a nearby hospital to be treated for major injuries. The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile a SigAlert was issued, forcing the Nos 1 and 2 lanes of the southbound 880 Freeway at Dixon Landing Road to shut down. All lanes were reopened shortly after 9:30 a.m.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of both the Yamaha and the Chevrolet Volt, 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.
A victim of a motorcycle accident may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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