Angeles Crest Highway Motorcycle Collision Seriously Injures 1
One person sustained major injuries as the result of a motorcycle crash on Thursday morning.
The collision occurred on November 11th on Angeles Crest Highway, near mile marker 48.79.
According to CHP, a motorcycle collided with another vehicle in the westbound lanes under unclear circumstances.
Paramedics responded and rushed one of the seriously injured to a nearby hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time.
The lanes were also shut down for a period of time pending cleanup and investigation.
Authorities 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