Motorcyclist Injured in San Jose Accident on Highway 87 Thursday
SAN JOSE (September 6, 2018) – A traffic collision along Highway 87 left a motorcyclist injured on Thursday morning, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported at approximately 7:50 a.m. The highway is also known as Guadalupe Freeway.
CHP received a call about a motorcycle and a vehicle which collided for an unknown reason on northbound Highway 87 near the Curtner Avenue off-ramp.
Motorcycle Accident on Guadalupe Freeway
Both the bike and the car involved, described as a silver Toyota Corolla, were found in the center divider as a result of the wreck.
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who sustained minor injuries following the incident. It was not indicated in the report log whether the patient, whose name was not disclosed, was treated at the crash site or was hospitalized for further aid.
Meanwhile, the No. 1 lane was forced to be temporarily closed after the collision. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the Toyota Corolla, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. 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 traffic collision has the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent individual, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been injured in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer to help you. We will answer all your questions and guide you every step of the way. Contact us for a free case consultation at 855-703-4186.
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