Minor Injury Crash on Highway 101
LOCATION: Redwood City
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, January 5th
January 5, 2019 – The California Highway Patrol reported a traffic collision Saturday afternoon in the area of Highway 101 and Oregon Expressway on-ramp.
Auto VS Motorcycle Accident Saturday in Redwood City
As per the CHP dispatch, a motorcyclist and a white Chevrolet or Ford pickup truck collided, for reasons still under investigation, on the southbound lanes of the highway at about 3 p.m.
When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they immediately attended to the parties involved and determined at least one person suffered minor injuries in the wreck. It was not immediately confirmed if the motorcycle rider was the injured victim in the accident.
No other details have been yet released. At this time, the precise circumstances that led to the collision are still being investigated.
Personal Injury Lawyer
California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of both the pickup truck and the motorcycle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the victim will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
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