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NOVATO: Motorcyclist Injured In Car Accident On Highway 101 Near Atherton Avenue


Sep 7, 2019

Motorcyclist Injured In Novato Car Accident On Highway 101 Near Atherton Avenue

NOVATO, CALIFORNIA (September 7, 2019) – A motorcyclist was injured in a car accident on Highway 101 near Atherton Avenue. 

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 1:52 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation, a silver colored sedan collided with the motorcyclist. 

Both drivers were headed northbound on Highway 101. The motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle and injured. He had to be taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment. 

Liability In Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists are much smaller than passenger vehicles and are therefore more likely to be overlooked. A number of serious accidents are caused by drivers that make unsafe lane changes. According to California Vehicle Code 22107, “No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided in this chapter in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement.”

Getting Help After A Motorcycle Accident

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get all of the medical and financial support that they need. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285. 

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