At Least 1 Injured After Motorcycle Crash Near Divide Peak
SANTA BARBARA (June 11, 2018) – Two motorcycles collided on Camino Cielo Road Sunday afternoon, according to KEYT News.
The accident happened at about 3 p.m.
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Emergency teams arrived at the crash site, near Divide Peak, and immediately rendered aid to the two motorcyclists involved. Medical records indicated at least one person suffered moderate injuries as a result of the collision.
The victim was reportedly airlifted to Cottage Hospital for treatment. At this time, the name of the patient remained unknown.
No immediate information was released on the identity of the other motorcycle rider involved.
Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine the exact circumstances that led to the accident.
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A forensic examination of the two motorcycles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the injured party may have the right to a personal injury claim. Victims in similar accidents are entitled to seek recompense for hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a motorcycle collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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