Artesia Multi-Vehicle Crash Seriously Injures Motorcyclist
A Saturday morning motorcycle accident left the rider with serious injuries on Saturday, November 6th.
Multiple vehicles reportedly collided just after 10 a.m. on the eastbound side of State Route 91.
Authorities reported that a motorcycle, black van and black SUV were among the vehicles involved.
When emergency personnel responded to the scene they located the motorcyclist lying on the ground who sustained major injuries.
No other details have been reported and the crash also 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
In addition, when it comes to filing a claim involving multiple vehicles, it gets difficult. This is because determining liability can take much longer. Multi-vehicle collision claims are more complex due to numerous victims, multiple negligent drivers, cross-claims and insufficient insurance.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.