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Alleged Fairfield DUI Severely Injures Motorcyclist

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries during an alleged Fairfield DUI that occurred on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. The injured individual has not been identified and medical officials have reported that he is expected to survive. The accident involved two vehicles, including an SUV and a motorcycle. Fairfield Police Department (FPD) officers reportedly placed the driver of the passenger vehicle under arrest on DUI charges related to the accident.

Rural Napa Motorcycle Crash Results in Injuries

On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, a rural Napa motorcycle crash left one person with serious trauma. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the crash happened during the afternoon and involved only a single vehicle. The injured motorcyclist has been identified as a 58-year-old man from the nearby city of Fairfield. Updates on his condition have not yet been released by medical officials.

Motorcycle Crash Along Scott Road Injures Biker

A motorcycle accident in Folsom occurred on April 28, which caused serious injuries to the rider. The single-vehicle crash happened around 8:27 in the morning along Scott Road just south of White Rock Road. A person who called the accident into the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that the vehicle flew off the roadway. Officers with the Folsom Police Department arrived to assist as well as emergency responders with the Sacramento Fire Department. It was not reported which hospital the injured rider was taken to for medical care. A tow truck removed the motorcycle from the accident site. The incident is under investigation to determine what caused the motorcycle accident.

Motorcycle Accident on I-5 Near Sutterville Exit Ramp

A motorcycle accident resulting in a major injury occurred in Sacramento on April 21 following a collision with a pickup truck. The crash happened along northbound Interstate 5 just south of the Sutterville Road exit ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) report, shortly before 5:00 in the afternoon. The motorcycle was found in the center divider, and a tow truck was required to remove the other vehicle, which was a 4WD Chevy Tahoe. Investigators with the CHP are examining the crash site to determine how the collision occurred. It was not reported to which hospital the motorcycle rider was transported.

One Dead Following Napa Motorcycle Accident

A Napa motorcycle accident left one person with fatal trauma on Sunday, April 12, 2020. According to officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), this incident occurred during the early evening and involved only a single vehicle. Napa County officials are currently withholding the decedent’s identity pending family notification. Additionally, this accident is under an active CHP investigation.

Redding Motorcycle Crash Injures Two

Two people suffered injuries during a vehicle accident in Redding on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Redding Police Department (RPD) indicated that the accident involved an SUV and a motorcycle and caused severe trauma. Police are actively investigating the crash.

Motorcycle Accident on French Road in Florin

A motorcyclist suffered a major injury in a motor vehicle collision in Florin on March 19. The accident was reported as occurring along French Road around 8:55 in the morning south of Florin Road by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The rider was transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries and further assessment. At the time of this report, the extent of the rider’s injuries has yet to be announced by authorities. A tow truck was called to remove the cycle. The CHP is investigating the accident to determine how it happened. It is not yet known whether drug or alcohol use was a factor in the crash.

DUI Motorcycle Accidents in Solano County

Dixon and the rest of Solano County are great places to own a motorcycle. Dry, warm weather throughout most of the year, and close proximity to places like the Sierra Nevadas, the Napa Valley, and the Bay Area make it easy to take a long, scenic motorcycle ride. While riding a motorcycle regularly can be a blast, it also puts you at risk for suffering a serious injury in the event of a crash. One of the factors that commonly cause motorcycle accidents in Solano County is driving under the influence of alcohol. Learn more about alcohol and motorcycle accidents in Solano County by reading the following statistics.

U.S. Route 50 Crash Seriously Injures Motorcyclist

A motorcyclist suffered a major injury in a collision along U.S. Route 50 on February 1 in Sacramento. The crash happened just west of the 15th Street off-ramp at around 9:16 in the morning, as issued in a report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Sacramento Fire Department emergency responders were called to assess the motorcycle rider’s injuries and transport that person to a nearby hospital. It was not reported if other vehicles were involved in the crash. A tow truck was summoned to remove the motorcycle from the crash site, which had created a traffic hazard in the slow lane. The reason for the accident will be determined by an investigation being handled by the CHP.

The Most Common Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents

When it comes to riding a motorcycle, safety always needs to come first. While motorcycle safety gear is designed to protect every part of the body, some injuries are more likely than others. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report detailing the most common injuries that someone might sustain in a motorcycle accident. Over an eight-year period, the CDC studied more than 1.2 million people who sought medical care following a motorcycle collision. The researchers went through the medical records of these individuals and divided the injuries by location on the body. The results will help everyone understand which body parts are most vulnerable to harm in a motorcycle accident.

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