Motorcyclist Seriously Hurt in Orangevale Crash

Three-Vehicle Collision on Greenback Lane

A total of three vehicles collided in Orangevale on Thursday morning, leaving one seriously injured.

Reports included that the accident took place at 8:19 a.m. on Greenback Lane.

A Chrysler sedan, pickup truck, and motorcycle were involved in the crash that occurred on May 19th.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the accident. 

As a result of the crash, the motorcyclist sustained major injuries and was hospitalized. 

Tow trucks were also needed to remove the vehicles from the scene.

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

Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.