Two motorcycles Collided With a Car on September 17th in Coulterville.
According to CHP, the collision took place around 11:16 a.m. on Highway 49 near Blacks Creek Road.
The vehicles collided as the result of one vehicle veering into the path of another on Golden Chain Highway 49.
Paramedics along with authorities responded to the scene and provided aid to the injured riders. However, it is uncertain what the extent of their injuries are at this time.
In addition, tow trucks were also needed to remove the vehicles from the highway.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
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
Be knowledgeable and practice how to properly operate a motorcycle
Ensure you are licensed prior to operating a motorcycle