Motorcyclist Injured in Sacramento Crash on Antelope Road
SACRAMENTO (October 3, 2018) – A motorcyclist was injured after a traffic collision along Antelope Road on Sunday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported on September 30 at around 5:19 p.m.
CHP received a call about a motorcycle and a vehicle which for an unknown reason collided at 5821 Antelope Road. The car involved was described as a gold colored sedan.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who suffered minor injuries as a result of the crash.
It was not specified in the dispatch whether the patient was treated at the site or was taken to the hospital for further medical evaluation. The name of the motorcyclist was not immediately released.
Meanwhile, authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to determine the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the vehicle, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the crash. 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 motorcycle accident may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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