2 Riders of Motorcycle Injured in Accident on Northbound Highway 101
HEALDSBURG (September 2, 2018) – A major injury collision involving a motorcycle took place on Highway 101 on Sunday morning, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at about 10:10 a.m.
CHP first logged the incident when the operator and the passenger of a motorcycle were found lying on the right hand shoulder of the highway near the Healdsburg Avenue off-ramp.
The Yamaha Sports bike they were riding on northbound Highway 101 apparently collided with a gray Kia sedan which ended up on the center divider following the crash.
Motorcycle Accident on Highway 101 Near Healdsburg Avenue Off-Ramp
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the two riders who were hurt upon impact. At least one of the patients involved was confirmed to have suffered serious injuries in the wreck.
Air and ground ambulances were requested to transported the victims to the hospital for treatment. Their names and condition at this time were not immediately released.
A SigAlert was issued, blocking the No. 1 lane on Highway 101 at Healdsburg Avenue. Both lanes were reopened after an hour.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the wreck.
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A forensic examination of both the Yamaha Sports motorcycle and the Kia sedan, 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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