Traffic Accident at Washington Street and Fields Drive
A car and motorcycle collided on Saturday night in Winchester around 5:30 p.m.
The collision occurred on December 18th on Washington Street and Fields Drive, per reports.
It is unclear at this time what caused the collision; however, the rider sustained serious injuries as a result.
Paramedics transported the motorcyclist by ambulance to a local hospital. Their current condition is unknown.
No other reports of injuries have been made.
In addition, authorities also shut down the intersection for a period of time pending cleanup and investigation.
The crash remains under investigation.
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.