Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Crash on Bodega Avenue Wednesday
SONOMA COUNTY (September 12, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision along Bodega Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcyclist was struck by a vehicle at 4010 Bodega Avenue. The accident was reported shortly before 2 p.m.
The motorist in the car involved, a silver Ford C Max, was allegedly driving recklessly before hitting the motorcycle.
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the rider who suffered major injuries as a result of the crash. The patient was then transported by ground ambulance to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for treatment.
The name and condition of the victim at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the dispatch did not mention whether or not the driver stopped after hitting the motorcyclist.
Authorities are still investigating the incident.
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Based on the report, the driver of the Ford is accused of reckless driving and prompting the crash that seriously hurt the motorcyclist involved. Authorities will continue to investigate the incident, and will determine whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the car, and whether or not the motorist was speeding or distracted at the time. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the motorcycle or the vehicle such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation, the motorcycle rider may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent individual. The claim will include a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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