580 Freeway Motorcycle Crash Injures One
CHP is actively investigating the cause of a motorcycle accident that occurred in Dublin on Wednesday afternoon.
It was around 4:42 p.m. on September 7th when a car and motorcycle collided on the 580 Freeway.
The crash took place within the eastbound lanes under unclear circumstances.
One person was injured as a result. Their identity is being withheld pending notification of kin.
Tow trucks were also needed to tow away the vehicles from the scene.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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 your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.