Richmond, CA – One Injured in Vehicle Crash on San Pablo Dam Rd
Richmond, CA (September 18, 2020) – An accident involving two vehicles left one person injured in Contra Costa County. Just before 11 a.m., on September 17, the California Highway Patrol responded to the site of a crash on San Pablo Dam Road.
Reports provided by authorities show that a blue Ford vehicle and a motorcycle were involved in a rear-end collision on San Pablo Dam Road at the intersection with El Portal Drive.
The rider was injured in the accident. Medical personnel responded to the scene and immediately rendered aid to the injured motorcyclist. The victim was transported to John Muir Health for treatment of injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in California
Auto accidents throughout the state of California have an overwhelming impact on the lives of families. In fact, more than 150,000 people have their lives interrupted by accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers throughout the state of California each year. In many cases, victims are forced to go through extensive medical treatment for broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. These accidents often leave people with overwhelming mental, physical, and financial pain and suffering. Although there are a number of causes for collisions, roughly 80% are caused by the actions of drivers. Distractions, impairments, and engaging in other activities while operating a vehicle can lead to life-altering accidents. Victims who are riding motorcycles at the time of their accidents are at an increased risk of being injured.
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. Motorcycle accidents often result in life-altering injuries due to the fact that riders remain relatively unprotected against other vehicles. When motorcycles are involved in collisions, especially those with semi-trucks and commercial vehicles, they are likely to suffer serious injuries. Those harmed by others should reach out to a motorcycle accident attorney in California as soon as possible to explore legal options available to them. Victims who are involved in collisions may have legal options available to help them obtain the compensation they need for treatment and various other costs they face moving forward.
Victims who are injured in preventable accidents can benefit substantially by working with a team of skillful and aggressive attorneys in their areas after being harmed. California personal injury attorney William E. Weiss has over three decades of experience providing aggressive and competent legal representation victims need to protect their best interests. Our team strives to ensure our clients collect full and fair compensation to alleviate the financial burdens they face from medical treatment and various other financial burdens they face moving forward. If you were injured in a collision as a result of a negligent driver, contact California accident lawyer William E. Weiss directly by calling (415) 235-7060 to explore legal options available for you.
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