Motorcyclist Seriously Hurt Following Crash on 15 Freeway
Two vehicles collided in Temecula on Tuesday morning, one of which was a motorcycle.
The accident was reported around 6:25 a.m. on May 24th within the southbound lanes of the 15 Freeway.
As a result, the motorcyclist went down near the center divider. There were also four passing vehicles that pulled over to assist the rider.
Major injuries were sustained and the motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Investigators are actively working to determine fault.
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.