Motorcyclist Injured in Redding Area Crash

Motorcyclist Injured in Redding Area Crash

Motorcyclist Injured in Redding Area Crash

I’m Ed Smith a Redding personal injury lawyer. An accident involving a motorcyclist occurred north of Redding on the night of Thursday, February 22, 2018. The accident, unfortunately, caused the motorcyclist to suffer traumatic injuries.

We would like to send our healing thoughts to the injured motorcyclist for a speedy and full recovery.

What Happened?

Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) were called to the scene of a collision along Pine Grove Avenue, west of Interstate 5, at approximately 7:30 pm. When CHP officers arrived at the scene, they discovered an accident involving a motorcyclist and a motor vehicle. Investigators reported that the motorcyclist had been traveling at approximately 45 miles per hour moments before the crash. Additional details regarding how the accident transpired have not yet been released by authorities.

Injuries

Emergency medical personnel reported that the motorcyclist was found with a head injury indicated by a large gash on his forehead and a femur fracture. The motorcyclist was transported by ambulance to the Mercy Medical Center in Redding for immediate treatment.

Investigation

The cause of the accident remains unknown due to a pending CHP investigation. Typically, a Traffic Accident Report is processed within two weeks from the date of the collision.

Redding Motorcycle Accident Locations

Redding is like most densely populated cities in the sense that it is the site of multiple motorcycle accidents each year. Some of the areas in Redding that have a relatively high amount of motorcycle collisions include:

  • Churn Creek Road and Dana Drive
  • Market Street and Eureka Way
  • Browning Street and Hilltop Drive
  • East Cypress Avenue and Churn Creek Road
  • Hartnell Avenue and Churn Creek Road
  • Larkspur Lane and Maraglia Street

Common Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable in collisions due to their lack of protection. The resulting injuries from motorcycle accidents can be traumatic or even fatal to those affected. The common types of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident are as follows:

The consequences of motorcycle accidents are endless. If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, it is important to contact a Redding personal injury lawyer to protect your rights and retrieve fair compensation for your losses.

Redding Personal Injury Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, a Redding personal injury lawyer. Being involved in an accident caused by a reckless driver can be a stressful experience, especially if injuries or death occur as a result. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in an accident, please call me at (530) 392-9400 for free, friendly advice. You may also contact me toll-free at (800) 404-5400.

I have assisted Redding residents with obtaining fair compensation in their cases of personal injury and wrongful death since 1982.

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