Motorcyclist, Passenger Hurt in San Diego Car Crash at 1st Ave and Beech Street
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (August 31, 2018) — A motorcyclist and his female passenger were both seriously injured Thursday night when a car turned left in front of the bike they were riding at Beech Street and 1st Avenue in the Cortez neighborhood, according to a report by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.
The collision was reported about 9:25 p.m. last night. A 22-year-old man driving a 2018 Nissan Versa with three passengers aboard was heading eastbound on Beech Street. The driver reportedly attempted to amke a left-hand turn onto northbound 1st Avenue in front of the motorcyclist. The two vehicles collided, leaving the motorcyclist with a broken left ankle and his passenger with an open compound fracture to her left tibia fibula.
Paramedics responded and rushed the injured man and woman to a local hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries suffered in the crash.
The crash is under investigation by the San Diego Police Traffic Division.
San Diego County Crash Investigation
At this time, it appears that the driver in the Nissan violated the right-of-way for the motorcyclist and caused injuries to two people.
We extend our heartfelt prayers to all those hurt in this traffic accident.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision, but if you were injured the first step should be to obtain medical help. A police report will be necessary to file an insurance claim against the at-fault driver who caused the collision, but don’t wait to get one before you take steps to protect your legal rights. Keep in mind that many insurance companies will fight these claims, especially when a motorcyclist is involved.
We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if you would like your case reviewed by an experienced San Diego attorney, call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
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