Articles Posted in Motorcycle Accidents

The Anatomy of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are complex events that involve multiple interactions between vehicles, humans, and the environment. While there isn’t any such thing as a normal or usual motorcycle collision, it is typical for motorcycle riders to receive serious trauma during an accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 80 percent of motorcycle crashes that are reported involve either death or traumatic injuries. In order to increase their safety and reduce the risk of being involved in a severe crash, motorcycle riders in the area should be aware of the various factors that make motorcycle accidents dangerous.

Lincoln CA Motorcycle Crash Prevention

A Lincoln CA motorcycle crash is often serious, causing catastrophic injuries or resulting in fatalities. Liability issues are important and can help determine the damages you recover. This is why it is essential for an injured motorcyclist or family who lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident to consult with an experienced attorney. We will be exploring prevention, negligence, risk, and liability in the following sections, so this is an excellent opportunity to familiarize yourself with some of the things you should know when a Lincoln CA motorcycle crash occurs.

Tracy Motorcyclist Fatality

A Tracy motorcyclist fatality occurred on January 6 along Interstate 580 between Tracy and Livermore. It was reported that more than one vehicle may have been involved in the motorcycle accident. The incident occurred near the exit for Grant Line Road where a man was ejected from his 2018 Harley Davidson bike and onto the roadway. Sadly, he was struck by an oncoming vehicle and suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Officials have identified the decedent as 21-year-old Cristo Arnold Alvarez Garcia of Livermore. Our sincere thoughts and condolences are with those mourning the loss of their loved one during this difficult time.

The MAIDS Report on Motorcycle Accidents

People rely on many different modes of transportation to get from place to place. Whether it is going to work, attending school, or running errands around town, it is vital for everyone to get from place to place safely. While many people rely on cars to do this, some choose to ride motorcycles. Whether it is a comfort issue, a cost issue, or simply a personal preference, bikes are common. Unfortunately, the same is true of motorcycle accidents. Furthermore, these collisions are more common than many people might think. According to statistics that have been published by the Insurance Information Institute (III):

Antelope Motorcycle Crash Injures Biker

On December 29, an Antelope motorcycle crash with a red sedan resulted in the hospitalization of the biker due to injuries to his lower legs. The accident occurred at the intersection of Ridge Rim Court and Black Eagle Drive, close to Lone Oak Park. The injured man, age 40, and whose name was not given, was transported to the Mercy San Juan Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment for his injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

Penetrating Injury of the Diaphragm in a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycles have numerous benefits including their gas efficiency, their cost, and the feeling of freedom that many people enjoy. On the other hand, motorcycles also have their dangers. While everyone has heard about the importance of wearing a helmet while riding a bike to protect against traumatic brain injuries, there are numerous other dangers as well. According to information published by the Insurance Information Institute (III):

Injuries of the Pelvic Floor Muscles

Substantial risks are involved when people get on a motorcycle. Without a strong, sturdy, metal frame between the rider and the pavement, serious injuries can occur, even in minor accidents. Some of the statistics that have been published by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration include:

Lincoln Motorcycle Injuries

With over 182,000 motorcycles registered in California, the likelihood of Lincoln motorcycle injuries is high. When involved in a collision with a motor vehicle, it isn’t surprising injuries happen since a motorcycle rider has little protection against a vehicle made of metal. This is because a Harley weighs in at around 500 pounds, and the average motor vehicle weighs 2,871 pounds. Being involved in a collision often means the rider will be ejected from the vehicle, land underneath the cycle or crash into the car that caused the accident. The types of serious injuries that can be sustained in these collisions are explored below.

Sacramento Motorcycle Major Injury

A Sacramento motorcycle major injury happened along the Capital City Freeway on November 20 in a crash that occurred shortly after nightfall. The accident involved one vehicle and a motorcycle rider in the number one lane, which necessitated a detour of traffic for a little over 30 minutes while the injured person was transported to a local hospital. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident occurred in the southbound lanes.

Motorcycle Accident Retinal Detachment

Motorcycles are a popular mode of transportation. Many people ride motorcycles because of the feeling of freedom that they provide. On the other hand, it is also vital for everyone to make sure that they wear a helmet at all times because motorcycle accidents can lead to serious injuries. Some of the statistics on motorcycle accidents that have been published by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA)include: