Motorcyclist Injured in Highway 101 Crash at Great America Parkway
LOCATION: San Jose
DATE OF COLLISION: Wednesday, September 26th
September 26, 2018 – At least one person was injured in a traffic collision on southbound Highway 101 Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol group.
Primary reports indicated a motorcycle and a blue Honda minivan collided for unknown reasons on the part of the highway near Great America Parkway on-ramp.
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First responders reportedly found the rider lying in the number one lane of the highway. Paramedics immediately rendered aid to the victim, who appeared to have sustained major injuries.
As per the CHP log, no other vehicles were found at the scene when police arrived.
Several factors in the accident remained unclear at this time. Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly how and why the crash happened.
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Based on the details provided so far from the report, there are still many unanswered questions. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle, whether or not one of the drivers ran a red light or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the victim will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver who caused the collision. Personal injury victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, lost future income and loss future income due to work absence from injury.
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