Major Injury Motorcycle Crash on Highway 12
Investigators are working to determine fault regarding an accident involving a motorcycle on Friday afternoon.
The crash occurred on April 8th in Calaveras County just after 2 p.m.
A vehicle and motorcycle collided on Highway 12 for unknown reasons.
The rider suffered major injuries and was airlifted to a hospital.
No details have been provided regarding the involved driver.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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.