Motorcyclist Injured in Santa Cruz Crash on Soquel Avenue
SANTA CRUZ (December 20, 2018) – A motorcyclist was injured after a traffic collision along Soquel Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident took place shortly after 2:50 p.m. near Highway 1.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcycle and a gray sedan collided for an unknown reason in the 2900 block of Soquel Avenue.
Motorcycle Crash Near Highway 1 in Santa Cruz
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who was determine to have been hurt as a result of the crash.
The motorcycle operator, whose name was not disclosed, suffered minor injuries upon impact. It was not specified in the report whether the patient was treated at the site or was hospitalized for further aid.
Authorities are gathering more information and evidence to determine the cause of the wreck.
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A forensic examination of the motorcycle and the sedan, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine the cause of the crash. 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 the bike and the car, 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 and the vehicle such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
A victim of a motorcycle accident may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you have been hurt in an auto collision, contact our experienced personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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