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San Francisco, CA – Motorcyclist Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Gough St

San Francisco, CA – Motorcyclist Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Gough St

San Francisco, CA (September 19, 2020) – An auto accident in the Cow Hollow neighborhood left one person seriously injured on Friday morning, according to police. At approximately 12:20 a.m., on September 18, the San Francisco Police Department responded to the scene of an accident on Gough Street.

Reports provided by local news sources show that a 31-year-old motorcyclist was traveling through the intersection of Gough Street and Green Street when his vehicle collided with a second vehicle, which was driven by a 23-year-old man.

The motorcyclist sustained critical injuries in the accident. He was rushed to a local hospital for treatment immediately following the crash. Police immediately secured the area and prompted investigations to determine the cause of the crash.

The driver of the second vehicle was uninjured. At this time, investigations to determine the circumstances surrounding the accident are ongoing. However, alcohol and drugs are not believed to have played a role.

Our thoughts are with the man injured in this accident. We hope for his 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.

Retaining the legal guidance of a skilled and qualified attorney can greatly improve your chances of recovering after being injured in a preventable accident. 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 with our team at www.WilliamWeissLaw.com to see how we can help you recover after being injured in an accident.

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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