Motorcyclist Injured After Crash at 27th and West Streets
LOCATION: West Oakland
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, September 14th
September 16, 2018 – A motorcycle rider was injured in a traffic collision at the intersection of 27th and West streets Friday evening.
Auto VS Motorcycle Accident Friday in Oakland
According to the Mercury News, a man was riding a 2018 Triumph motorcycle eastbound on 27th Street when he collided into a 2002 Toyota RAV4 traveling westbound on 27th. The crash happened in the in the 800 block of 27th while the RAV4 was turning southbound onto West Street.
Initial reports indicated the unidentified motorcyclist suffered injuries as a result of the accident. The man was reportedly treated at the scene by medical personnel before being taken by ambulance to a hospital.
Meanwhile, the RAV4 driver was apparently unharmed in the wreck.
No other details were released. Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine what exactly led to the collision.
Personal Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of the 2018 Triumph motorcycle and the 2002 Toyota RAV4 involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Pending results of the investigation, the victim may have the right to a personal injury claim. Victims in similar cases are potentially entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.