Car Makes Left Turn in Front of Motorcycle
SAN DIEGO, California (August 9, 2017) — A motorcyclist suffered major injuries Tuesday night when he was struck by a 2011 Cadillac as it made a left-hand turn into the bike’s path on Imperial Avenue, according to the San Diego Police Department.
The crash took place about 9:57 p.m. last night in the Mountain View neighborhood.
Police say a 26-year-old man was driving the Cadillac westbound on IMperial and made a turn southbound on Market Place Drive in front of a motorcycle. The rider, a 26-year-old man, crashed his 2011 Suzuki motorcycle into the car in the No. 1 lane.
Police say the Cadillac violated the motorcyclist’s right-of-way and is at fault for the collision. Paramedics rushed the injured rider to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries, but fortunately he is expected to survive.
Liability for Motorcycle Collisions
A driver who makes a left-hand turn into the path of a motorcyclist may be held liable for their negligent actions. An injured rider may suffer serious injuries that require immediate and future medical care costing thousands of dollars. To receive adequate compensation for your losses, it’s advisable that you consult an experienced attorney immediately. Call our San Diego personal injury law firm at 800-235-6801 to request a free and confidential consultation.
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