Richmond Car Accident 80 Freeway Near Hilltop Drive Exit, August 28
Motorcyclist Possibly Injured in Crash Near Hilltop Drive Exit
RICHMOND (August 28, 2017) – A traffic collision resulted in possible injuries to a motorcycle rider on the Interstate 80 Freeway, according to the Mercury News.
The incident occurred on Monday at approximately 8:25 a.m.
Initial investigation revealed a black and gray sedan, and a motorcyclist collided in the westbound side of the interstate, just east of Hilltop Drive exit.
Richmond Motorcycle Crash
As per the article, the accident prompted a Sig Alert that lasted until 9:10 a.m. to give way to the investigation. As of posting, authorities have not yet released additional details on the case.
This specific collision was the fifth traffic alert on Monday, among the non-related series of accidents on the Bay Bridge freeways.
Motorcycles are smaller and less visible than cars and trucks. This simple comparison explains why riding a motorcycle is riskier than driving a car or any enclosed vehicle. Recent statistics posted an average of 11,700 motorcyclists injured yearly in California. According to authorities, the primary factors contributing to motorcycle accidents are unsafe speed, alcohol or drug use, improper turning, riding on the wrong side of the road, and failing to yield.
If you believe that you, or your loved one, have been injured in a traffic collision caused by another party’s negligence, you may file a personal injury lawsuit to obtain justice and monetary damages. We, at the Johnson Attorneys Group, are here to help you acquire peace of mind and justice on the accident that you have experienced. You may contact our Contra Costa County lawyers at 800-235-6801 for a free case evaluation.