Car and Motorcycle Collide on Highway 39
A motorcyclist was injured after colliding with another vehicle in Azusa on Thursday morning.
The accident took place around 10:30 a.m. on January 28th on Highway 39, also known as San Gabriel Canyon Road.
Per CHP, a vehicle was speeding and crossed over the double yellow lines before colliding with the motorcyclist.
The rider suffered injuries; however, the extent of their injuries remains unknown.
It is also unclear whether or not anyone was transported to the hospital.
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
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.