Rider Injured after Colliding with Vehicle
A vehicle and motorcycle collided at the intersection of California Street and 7th Street in Eureka on Tuesday.
The collision occurred on December 14th at 11:30 a.m.
It is unclear at this time what led to the collision; however the rider sustained unspecified injuries.
No information was provided regarding the other involved party.
The crash remains under investigation.
According to statistics, approximately 80% of accidents involving a motorcycle result in injuries or death.
Motorcycle accidents, according to the NHTSA, accounted for 14% of motor vehicle accident deaths in 2019. Motorcyclists should be fully aware of the safety challenges in which they face while riding on roads in California. Below are some tips for motorcyclists:
- Wear proper protection
- Ride responsibly
- Be knowledgeable and practice how to properly operate a motorcycle
- Ensure you are licensed prior to operating a motorcycle
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.