5 Freeway Crash Involving Motorcycle in Del Mar
Investigators are working to determine the cause of a motorcycle accident that occurred in Del Mar Heights on Monday.
It was just before 12:30 p.m. when a motorcycle and sedan collided within the southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway.
The crash took place in San Diego County on August 15th.
Due to the impact, the rider sustained unspecified injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Police also issued a SigAlert due to traffic congestion.
An active investigation remains underway.
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
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.