Motorcyclist Injured in Crash at Valleyheart and Woodman Avenue
SHERMAN OAKS, Los Angeles County (June 12, 2018) – A motorcyclist was injured after colliding into another vehicle in the area of Valleyheart Drive and Woodman Avenue Monday evening.
According to On Scene TV, the accident happened around 10:48 p.m. when a motorcyclist was making a left turn at the intersection. For reasons still under investigation, the motorcyclist was broadsided by a vehicle that drove through the crossing heading south on Woodman.
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Medical records indicated the motorcycle rider was transported to a local hospital due to the extent of injuries sustained in the crash. The identity of the rider, and their condition at this time remained unclear.
Meanwhile, no immediate information was released on the name, and whereabouts of the other drover involved.
Investigators gathered from witnesses that both motorists had a red light but attempted to go through the intersection when the collision occurred.
The LAPD Traffic division will be the agency handling the investigation.
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A forensic examination of the motorcycle and the other vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the injured motorcyclist may pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Traffic accident victims are entitled to seek recompense for hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a traffic collision and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Los Angeles County personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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