Highway 44 Accident Leaves 1 Hurt
CHP reported an accident involving a motorcycle in Redding on Tuesday morning.
Reports included that the crash occurred at 7:50 a.m. on Highway 44.
A motorcyclist reportedly collided with a sedan east of Liberty Street on March 22nd.
The rider suffered unspecified injuries and was transported to Mercy Medical Center for treatment.
The wreck also resulted in a traffic backup within the eastbound lanes of the highway.
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 your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.