Motorcyclist Possibly Injured in 80 Freeway Crash at Treasure Island On-Ramp
SAN FRANCISCO (August 9, 2018) – Injuries were reported following a traffic collision on the Interstate 80 Freeway at Treasure Island on-ramp Thursday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol dispatch, a motorcycle and a silver sedan collided on the westbound side of the interstate at 1:52 p.m.
The impact caused the motorcyclist to be thrown off her bike. As per the log, a female rider was reportedly seen lying on the road following the accident.
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Officials mentioned a sedan, and a Nissan Pathfinder both stopped at the scene and parties got out of their vehicle. The Good Samaritans reportedly moved the motorcyclist to the left-hand shoulder of the freeway. At this time, the condition of the woman remained unknown.
Meanwhile, no information has been yet disclosed on the name and the whereabouts of the driver who struck the motorcyclist.
The detectives handling the case continue to work to determine precisely what happened here and why.
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A forensic examination of the motorcycle and the sedan involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Pending results of investigation, the victim may have the right to a personal injury claim. Victims in car and motorcycle accidents are potentially be entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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