1 Injured in Winters Accident at Russell and Walnut Bayou
WINTERS, Napa County (October 5, 2018) – One was hospitalized after a traffic collision in the area of Russell Boulevard and Walnut Bayou Lane Friday evening, according to a California Highway Patrol dispatch.
The accident was reported at about 7:17 p.m.
CHP first logged the incident when a motorcycle and a dark colored GMC truck collided head-on at the intersection of Russell Boulevard and Walnut Bayou Lane.
Yolo Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to at least one person who was injured as a result of the crash.
The patient was then transported to Sutter Davis Hospital with unspecified injuries. It was not specified in the report whether the wounded party was the motorcyclist or an occupant from the vehicle involved.
Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating the cause of the wreck. The roadway was cleared shortly before 9 p.m.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the truck, 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 either the bike or 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 or the vehicle such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
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