Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in San Jose Accident on Highway 85
SAN JOSE (September 25, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision along Highway 85 on Wednesday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at around 5:38 p.m.
CHP received a call about a motorcycle and a vehicle collided for an unknown reason on southbound Highway 85 near De Anza Boulevard on-ramp.
Motorcycle Accident on Highway 85 and De Anza Boulevard On-Ramp
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who suffered major injuries as a result of the crash.
The patient was then transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the Nos 1 and 2 lanes were forced to shut down following the wreck. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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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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