Motorcyclist Injured in Mountain View Accident on Highway 101 Friday
MOUNTAIN VIEW (September 8, 2018) – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after a traffic collision along Highway 101 on Friday morning, according to a California Highway Patrol dispatch.
The accident was reported at around 7:47 p.m.
CHP received a call about a black motorcycle and a white Toyota Highlander collided for an unknown reason on northbound Highway 101 near Old Middlefield Way off-ramp.
Motorcycle Accident on Highway 101 Near Old Middlefield Way Off-Ramp
The bike was found down in the roadway blocking the Nos 1 and 2 lanes following the crash.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who was injured as a result of the wreck. The patient was then taken to Stanford Hospital with complaint of pain.
The name of the wounded person was not released. Meanwhile, all lanes were reopened shortly after 8:30 a.m. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the Toyota Highlander, 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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