Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on Highway 14 Near Newhall Avenue
LOCATION: Santa Clarita
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, October 12th
October 12, 2018 – At least one person was injured in a traffic collision on Highway 14 Friday morning, according to The Signal.
Multi-Vehicle Accident Friday in Santa Clarita
At approximately 7:30 a.m., a motorcyclist and two other vehicles collided for unknown reasons ub the southbound lanes of Highway 14, near the Newhall Avenue exit.
First responders reportedly found the motorcycle rider suffering in injuries as a result of the wreck. The victim was rushed to a hospital for treatment of unknown extent of injuries.
The identity of the patient and their condition at this time have not been disclosed thus far.
No other details were immediately released. Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly what happened here and why.
Personal Injury Lawyer
California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of all vehicles involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators draw up a firm conclusion for what happened. 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 ran a red light or simply 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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