Motorcyclist Injured In Sacramento Hit-And-Run Car Accident On Highway 51
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (November 3, 2019) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a hit-and-run car accident on Highway 51 not far from El Camino Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:51 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation one driver hit the motorcyclist and then kept going.
That driver is currently being pursued by police. An investigation remains ongoing.
Liability In Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents tend to take place when drivers make dangerous 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.” Victims of motorcycle accidents may be able to recover damages through a bodily injury claim.
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