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Crescent City, CA – One Injured in Motorcycle Crash on US Highway 199

San Francisco, CA – Motorcyclist Struck by Vehicle on Market St

Crescent City, CA (August 30, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Crescent City area left one person injured on Saturday evening. At approximately 6:40 p.m., on August 29, the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a collision on US Highway 199, the Redwood Highway.

Reports provided by authorities show that a motorcyclist was traveling on US Highway 199 when they became involved in a collision at the intersection with South Fork Road.

The rider was injured in the accident. Responding authorities began to render aid to the injured victim immediately at the scene. The rider was subsequently rushed to an area hospital for treatment of traumatic head injuries. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the collision remain under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their fast and full recovery.

Motorcycle Accidents in California

Every year, thousands of people are hospitalized as a result of motorcycle accidents in the state of California. Unlike most other collisions, these accidents are more likely to result in life-threatening injuries for victims. The fact that the riders are completely exposed leaves them vulnerable to the impact of larger and heavier vehicles.

Wearing a helmet may be beneficial for people who strike their heads in collisions, but they provide no protection to the rest of the body. As a result, these accidents leave thousands of people throughout our state with debilitating injuries each year. Many riders sustain traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and broken bones that force them out of work for extended periods to recover. After months of therapy, there is no guarantee that a victim will ever fully recover. As a result, they are forced to endure the mental, physical, and financial consequences indefinitely. In some cases, victims are able to pursue legal options available to them to obtain compensation from at-fault drivers to help cover the costs they face moving forward. Working with a California motorcycle accident lawyer is a victim’s best bet for getting the justice they deserve.

Working with a legal team that is responsive, effective, and compassionate will ensure you are in the best position possible to protect your legal rights and get the justice you deserve after being injured. The San Francisco Bay Area personal injury attorneys at the law firm of William E. Weiss have extensive experience helping accident victims hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Our team investigates each accident for our clients, gathers evidence in support of a victim’s claim, and provides aggressive representation to ensure victims are able to maximize their recoveries after being harmed. If you were injured in an accident, as a result of another person’s actions, contact California personal injury attorney William E. Weiss directly by calling (415) 235-7060 to see how we can help you. Schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to see how our team at WilliamWeissLaw.com can help you.

Notes:  Our firm uses outside sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to various news sources, police reports, traffic incident reports, and first-hand accounts about accidents and the injuries involved.  For this reason, the details surrounding the accidents that we report about have not been independently verified by our writers and staff.  If there is any incorrect or false information in this post, please contact us immediately and will change the post to reflect the most accurate information available. 

Disclaimers:  As valued members of our local community in San Francisco, we at William E. Weiss, are making an effort to improve the overall safety of our community members while informing them about the dangers of driving and reminding drivers to drive safely and use precautions. This post is not a solicitation for business.  The safety information provided should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photographs used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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