One Person Injured In Woodland Car Accident With Motorcycle On Interstate 80 Freeway
WOODLAND, CALIFORNIA (July 13, 2019) – One person was injured in a motorcycle accident on the Interstate 80 freeway.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:16 p.m. The motorcyclist was struck by a passing black Volkswagen SUV near the Richards Boulevard offramp.
The motorcyclist was ejected from his bike and sustained major injuries. Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the victim.
An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Motorcycle Accidents
All drivers must maintain a safe follow distance with the vehicles ahead of them. According to California Vehicle Code 21703, “The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicle and the traffic upon, and the condition of, the roadway.”
Any person that is injured in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of another driver may have recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A motorcycle accident attorney can evaluate all of the facts of your case free of cost and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Motorcycle Accident
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