Highway 99 Motorcycle Collision Results in Serious Injuries
One person sustained major injuries following a motorcycle collision in Manteca Thursday morning, July 14th.
According to CHP, the accident took place at 5:47 a.m. within the northbound lanes of Highway 99.
A Chevrolet pickup truck and motorcycle collided for unknown reasons just south of Highway 120.
It is unclear which party sustained major injuries.
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 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.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.