Auburn, CA – Rider Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Interstate 80
Auburn, CA (March 12, 2019) – On Monday afternoon, a rider was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 80 when they struck another motorcycle on the highway.
The California Highway Patrol investigated the accident, where they found that, around 4:52 p.m., two motorcycles collided with one another. The two vehicles were identified as a motorcycle from 2007 and one from 2017, which collided in the eastbound lane of the highway.
Emergency officials were immediately called to the scene of the accident to find that one of the motorcycle riders flew off their bike and got tossed down the road, where they were conscious but badly injured. Paramedics claimed that the rider had major injuries and they were rushed to the hospital.
At this time, police are not sure of the condition of both riders. They continue to investigate the accident to determine the cause.
We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a serious motorcycle accident, which is why we would like to take this time to extend our sincere sympathies to those involved in this accident. We hope that they achieve an easy and speedy recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in California
Motorcycle accidents happen far too often on our roads, as more motorcyclists are registered to California than any other state. In 2017 alone, statistics recorded that over 16,000 motorcycle accidents took place across the state, leading to thousands of hospitalizations and fatalities. Motorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, as they have few protections against motor vehicles. This means that, if you have been involved in a California motorcycle accident, you might wonder where you can turn in your time of need.
At the Los Angeles Injury Group, we are fully devoted to helping you work toward the best results through a personal injury claim if you have been injured at the hands of a negligent driver. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be on both physical and emotional levels. If you are working toward recovery and you need help from a trusted attorney, we would like to speak with you as soon as possible. Please contact us for more information at 310-954-7248.