I-5 Freeway Motorcycle Collision
A pickup truck and motorcycle collided on Tuesday morning in Chula Vista at 5:53 a.m.
The collision occurred on November 9th on the northbound side of the Interstate 5 Freeway, per reports.
It is unclear at this time what caused the crash.
Paramedics arrived at the scene and transported the motorcyclist to the hospital with unspecified injuries.
In addition, the northbound lanes were blocked off by emergency crews and the motorcycle.
A tow truck was needed to remove the bike, however it is unclear if the pickup truck sustained damage.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
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.