Minor Injury Crash on Highway 101 at Lakeville Highway
LOCATION: Santa Rosa
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, November 9th
November 9, 2018 – A traffic collision involving a motorcycle occurred on northbound Highway 101 Friday afternoon, according to a local news source.
Primary reports indicated a motorcyclist crashed, for reasons still under investigation, into a black Ford Focus on the part of the highway near Lakeville Highway off-ramp.
Shortly after 5:26 p.m., medical personnel arrived at the location and attended to the parties involved. At least one person suffered minor injuries in the crash, officials said.
At this time, the precise circumstances that led to the collision are still unclear. The detectives handling the case continue to investigate to determine liability in the accident.
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California Highway Patrol will carry out a forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the black Ford Focus, 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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