Motorcyclist Injured in San Jose Crash on Highway 101 Near Brokaw Road
SAN JOSE (November 1, 2018) – A motorcyclist was injured after a traffic collision along Highway 101 last week Friday, October 26, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident took place at around 7:43 a.m. near Brokaw Road off-ramp.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcycle was found in the center divider while its rider was seen lying in the No. 2 lane after a crash with a car.
The bike and the car involved, possibly a black colored Toyota or Nissan, collided for an unknown reason on northbound Highway 101.
Motorcycle and Car Crash on Highway 101, Oct 26
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the motorcyclist who suffered minor injuries as a result of the wreck.
The report did not specify whether the patient was treated at the site or was taken to the hospital for further aid and evaluation.
Meanwhile, the name of the victim was not disclosed. The driver of the vehicle appeared to have stopped after the collision which is still under investigation.
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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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