27-Year-Old Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Pasadena Car Accident On San Gabriel Boulevard
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA (October 30, 2019) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a car accident along San Gabriel Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place when a van hit the motorcycle as it was turning left. The 27-year-old victim was ejected and sustained major injuries including broken bones.
Paramedics were called to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital. An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Motorcycle Accidents
Every driver is supposed to yield the right of way to other vehicles before attempting to make a left turn. According to California Vehicle Code 21801, “The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left or to complete a U-turn upon a highway, or to turn left into public or private property, or an alley, shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles approaching from the opposite direction which are close enough to constitute a hazard at any time during the turning movement.” Victims of motorcycle accidents may be able to collect damages by filing a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
If you or someone that you care about has been injured in a motorcycle accident you may have legal recourse. 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 are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.