Motorcycle Officer Injured in Redwood City

San Francisco Officer Injured in Traffic Accident

Moderate injuries were sustained in a motorcycle collision involving a police officer on Tuesday afternoon. 

The incident took place around 2:25 p.m. in Redwood City on May 17th. 

A female police officer was riding a motorcycle in the area of 5th Avenue and Bay Road when she was broadsided by a blue sedan. 

The car was traveling south on Bay Road when it failed to stop for a red light. 

Upon impact, the woman was launched into the air. Paramedics rushed her to a local hospital for treatment. 

Additionally, the involved driver lost control and then collided with a parked vehicle at a gas station. 

The driver also suffered minor injuries as a result.

An active investigation is underway.

Statistics from 2019 show that 846 people were killed in crashes that involved running a red light and about 143,000 people were injured. 

Statistics also show that approximately 80% of accidents involving a motorcycle result in injuries or death. 

If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. 

If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.