Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Santa Clarita Crash on 14 Freeway
SANTA CLARITA (May 24, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision along the northbound 14 Freeway on Thursday evening, according to The Signal.
The accident was reported around 6:36 p.m., south of Newhall Avenue off-ramp.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a motorcycle and the vehicle appeared to have been traveling north on the 14 Freeway when for an unknown reason the two collided.
Motorcycle Crash on 14 Freeway Near Newhall Avenue
The rider was ejected from their bike and landed onto onto oncoming traffic on the southbound side of the freeway.
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the motorcyclist who suffered major injuries following the crash. The patient was transported to the hospital for treatment.
The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the Acura, 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 sedan, 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 Los Angeles County 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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