Motorcyclist Badly Injured in Highway 101 Crash Near Salinas Street
LOCATION: Santa Barbara
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, September 28th
September 28, 2018 – A motorcyclist was injured in a traffic collision Friday morning on northbound Highway 101, according to Noozhawk.
As per the article, the motorcycle rider was traveling on the highway near Salinas Street around 11:40 a.m. For reasons still under investigation, the motorcyclist struck the side mirror of another vehicle, causing him to lose control.
Major Injury Motorcycle Accident Friday in Santa Barbara
First responders reportedly found the rider lying face down in the middle lane of the highway. The victim was then rushed by AMR ambulance to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital with minor to moderate injuries.
Meanwhile, no immediate information was released on the driver of the other vehicle involved.
The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what happened here and why.
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Based on the details provided so far from the report, there are still many unanswered questions. 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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