Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Felton Crash on West Drive
FELTON, Santa Cruz County (August 8, 2018) – A major injury collision involving a motorcycle took place along West Drive on Saturday evening, according to a California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported on August 4 about 7:47 p.m. at 491 West Drive.
As per the incident log, for an unknown reason a motorcyclist and a vehicle collided on West Drive.
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Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who was seriously injured following the crash. The patient was then taken to the hospital to be treated for major injuries.
The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, it unspecified in the dispatch whether or not another party was wounded upon impact.
authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to determine what exactly caused the wreck.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the vehicle, 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.
If you, or your loved one, have been injured in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will answer all your questions and guide you every step of the way. Contact us for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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