Redwood City, CA – Accident on Marsh Rd Leaves Motorcyclist Injured
Redwood City, CA (August 20, 2020) – An automobile accident reported on Tuesday evening left one person seriously injured in the Redwood City area. At 6:45 p.m., on August 18, the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a collision on Marsh Road.
Reports provided by local news sources show that a motorcyclist was traveling through the intersection of Marsh Road and Fair Oaks Avenue when they were struck by a Toyota Tacoma. The crash left the motorcyclist and an unknown number of other victims injured. Medical personnel responded to the site of the crash and rendered aid to the victim before transporting those in need of further care to area hospitals. At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in California
Thousands of people are registered to own motorcycles in the state of California. Many choose this method of transportation because it is viewed as enjoyable and rejuvenating. It is also extremely cost-efficient. Although it would be nice to see these riders are completely protected on the road, they continue to be harmed at an alarming rate. Every year, thousands of people are hospitalized as a result of motorcycle accidents in the state of California. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to witness the distressing outcomes families are forced to endure as a result of negligent and reckless drivers. 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 responsive and effective legal team will ensure your interests are protected after being involved in a collision. 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 at WilliamWeissLaw.com 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.
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