Articles Posted in Motorcycle Accidents

Fairfield Motorcyclist Injured During Auto Accident

Police stated that a local man suffered injuries during an accident that took place in Fairfield on Monday, July 15, 2019. Officers of the Fairfield Police Department (FPD) reported that the collision involved a motorcycle and a small SUV. Updates from medical officials indicated that the motorcyclist, identified as a 34-year-old Fairfield man, suffered life-threatening injuries during the crash and was in critical condition at the time of reporting. Police are actively investigating the collision. I’d like to send my support to the motorcyclist and his family during this difficult time.

Motorcycle Rider Injured in La Riviera Accident

A motorcycle rider was injured in La Riviera on July 17 when slowed traffic caused the biker to collide with a stationary object. The accident happened at about 7:15 in the morning along westbound U.S. 50 just east of Watt Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The traffic slowed, which caused the motorcyclist to make an emergency maneuver, and resulted in the bike hitting the center divide. A fire truck was used to block the HOV lane to allow emergency personnel to transport the injured rider to the hospital. No word has been released on the condition of the motorcycle rider at this time.

Degloving Injuries Treatment and Recovery

Body locations of degloving injuries play an essential role in the treatment process and eventual recovery. While some injuries might be minor, others can be severe and could require surgery. There are several locations that a degloving injury might occur. Some of these include:

Deadly Motorcycle Accident in West Lodi

A tragic motorcycle accident took place in west Lodi on June 22, 2019. On Saturday night, a motorcycle rider collided with a vehicle on Lower Sacramento Road just north of West Vine Street. This is a dangerous intersection because the four-lane road is divided by a median strip that has been landscaped. During the nighttime hours, visibility is reduced.

Motorcycle Rider Injured on Greenback Lane

A motorcycle rider was injured in Orangevale on June 19 when a collision happened involving two motor vehicles. The accident occurred shortly after 6:00 in the morning along Greenback Lane in front of WinCo, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). A gray Charger and a black HD were also involved in the collision and were blocking both lanes along Greenback. According to one person who reported the accident, they thought the vehicles had possibly hit something slick on the roadway that made the drivers lose control. However, this has not been confirmed by police. The CHP is investigating the crash to determine its cause and assign fault in the accident.

What is a Lunate Dislocation? 

Lunate dislocation is a severe hand injury that could lead to significant complications. The lunate is one of the bones of the hand. All of these bones need to work together to allow the hand to move smoothly. The function of the hand depends on its ability to make small movements and adjustments. If any of these bones, such as the lunate, are dislocated, this could place the entire function of the hand at risk. Some of the ways that someone might suffer dislocation of the lunate include:

Motorcycle Crash on U.S. Route 101

A biker from Citrus Heights suffered serious accident injuries in a motorcycle crash on June 6 along U.S. Route 101. The accident happened shortly before 2:00 in the afternoon when the rider, identified as Edward Andrews, was going around a curve to the left, north of Cummings Road near Garberville. I would like to take this opportunity to send my condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Andrews.

Fatal Butte County Motorcyclist Accident

California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a deadly motorcycle accident took place in Butte County on the morning of Monday, June 3, 2019. CHP has confirmed that one individual was killed during the collision. However, authorities of the Butte County Sheriff’s Department are waiting until the motorcyclist’s family is notified to release his or her full identity. The collision remains under investigation as officers attempt to figure out what factors caused the accident to occur. I would like to send my support and sympathy to those who’ve suffered the loss of a loved one because of this terrible incident.

Motorcycle Collision on Elkhorn Boulevard

A motorcycle collision occurred on May 30 just outside of Citrus Heights along eastbound Elkhorn Boulevard. The accident was reported at about 8:49 in the morning between a Pontiac sedan and a motorcycle. It occurred where Elkhorn Boulevard intersects with Diablo Drive northwest of Interstate 80. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded to the collision, and an ambulance was summoned to transport one person involved in the crash to a nearby hospital.