Motorcyclist Injured in Crash with School Bus on State Route 78
SAN MARCOS (September 26, 2017)- According to NBC News San Diego, a motorcycle rider and a school bus collided Monday afternoon on Highway 78 near Twin Oaks Valley Road.
California Highway Patrol officials were notified of the accident which occurred right around 3:50 p.m.
Sources disclosed that the motorcyclist somehow became pinned into the guardrail on Highway 78 following the collision causing significant injuries to the unidentified victim.
The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where he remained as of Monday evening.
Meanwhile, there were eight students on board the school bus, none of who were injured, the article added.
No details have been released at this time regarding the cause of the collision while CHP officials formulate a police report.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the school bus, 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 were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either vehicle. 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, injured victims may be entitled to a personal injury claim or lawsuit against an at-fault party where they may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, pain and suffering, and lost income due to being away from work due to injury.
If you have been the victim injured in an auto collision, contact our experienced San Diego personal injury lawyers today at 800-235-6801.
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