1 Badly Injured After Auto VS Motorcycle Crash on Highway 126
LOCATION: Santa Paula
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, October 6th
October 7, 2018 – Major injuries were reported following a traffic collision on Highway 126 Saturday afternoon, according to Ventura County Star.
Officials said a motorcycle and another vehicle of unspecified built and type were involved in the wreck.
Shortly after 2 p.m., emergency personnel arrived at the crash site and reportedly found the motorcycle rider lying in the middle lane of the eastbound side of the highway.
Major Injury Accident Saturday in Santa Paula
Medical records indicated paramedics treated the victim for major injuries. The name of the motorcyclist, and his condition at this time have not been disclosed thus far.
Meanwhile, no information has been yet released on the other motorist involved.
The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine the exact cause of the accident.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of the motorcycle and the other vehicle 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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