880 Freeway Collision Leaves Motorcyclist Hospitalized
A traffic accident involving a motorcycle took place in Oakland on Wednesday, April 6th.
Per CHP, a Harley-Davidson bike and Toyota Corolla collided at 3:11 p.m. within the southbound lanes of the 880 Freeway.
It is unclear at this time what factored into the collision.
When paramedics responded at the scene, they located the motorcyclist on the right-hand shoulder.
The rider was taken to Highland Hospital with unspecified injuries.
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
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.