Motorcyclist Injured in San Jose Crash on Highway 101 Tuesday
SAN JOSE (November 7, 2018) – A motorcyclist was injured after a traffic collision along Highway 101 on Tuesday morning, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident took place shortly before 6:30 a.m.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcycle and a vehicle collided for an unknown reason on northbound Highway 101 near the Hellyer Avenue off-ramp.
The car involved, described as a black Chevrolet Volt, ended up in the center divider following the wreck. Its female driver apparently remained at the scene after hitting the bike.
Motorcycle and Car Crash on Highway 101, Nov 6
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded and attended to the male rider who was found on the ground as a result of the crash.
The motorcyclist, whose name was not released, reportedly complained of pain upon impact. It was not specified in the dispatch whether the patient was treated at the crash site or was hospitalized for further aid.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating the cause of the collision.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the Chevrolet Volt, 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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