Accident Involving Motorcycle in Los Angeles
CHP reported a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles Tuesday morning, April 19th.
The incident occurred on the 105 Freeway between a Toyota Tacoma pickup and motorcycle.
It is unclear at this time what caused the accident.
After the two vehicles collided, the motorcyclist was then struck by two other cars.
The extent of the injuries have yet to be disclosed at this time.
Police also shut down lanes as crews worked on the scene.
An active investigation is 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
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.