Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Redwood City Crash at Oak Knoll and Hillcrest
REDWOOD CITY (September 1, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision in the area of Oak Knoll and Hillcrest drives Saturday, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at about 2:27 p.m. in the Oak Knoll – Redwood Park area.
CHP received a call about a Honda motorcycle and a vehicle which for an unknown reason collided at the intersection of Oak Knoll and Hillcrest drives.
Motorcycle Crash at Oak Knoll and Hillcrest Drives Saturday
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who suffered major injuries as a result of the crash. The patient was then taken to Stanford Hospital for treatment.
The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the bike sustained major damage upon impact. Oak Knoll Drive was forced to be closed following the wreck.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident,
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A forensic examination of both the Honda motorcycle and the vehicle involved, 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.
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