Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on Highway 101 at Trimble Road
LOCATION: San Jose
DATE OF COLLISION: Tuesday, October 2nd
October 4, 2018 – A traffic collision involving a motorcycle occurred on northbound Highway 101 at Trimble Road off-ramp Tuesday morning.
Auto VS Motorcycle Accident Tuesday in San Jose
According to the California Highway Patrol log, a motorcyclist and a white Chevrolet sedan collided for unknown reasons on the highway at 6:17 a.m.
Medical records indicated paramedics provided treatment to the motorcycle rider. The unidentified victim suffered what appeared to be minor injuries.
No other details were immediately released. The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine what exactly triggered the crash.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of the motorcycle and the sedan involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. 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 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 due to work absence from injury.
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