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Sacramento Motorcycle Crash Injury

Sacramento Motorcycle Crash Injury

Sacramento Motorcycle Crash Injury. A motorcycle crash injury occurred in the early hours of October 18, 2018, in South Sacramento when the rider collided with a motor vehicle. The motorcyclist was reported as down in one of the westbound lanes of Lincoln Highway at the interchange east of Howe Avenue. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a medical emergency vehicle was summoned to take the rider to a hospital. As of this time, no information has been released on the motorcyclist’s identity or condition.

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Motorcyclist Accident on Interstate 5

Motorcyclist Accident on Interstate 5

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident lawyer. A motorcycle rider went down for unknown reasons on August 21, 2018, while traveling in the fast lane along Interstate 5 in Sacramento, just south of the Pocket Road off-ramp. The motorcycle ended up in the center divider, and the accident resulted in major injuries for the rider. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), medics were called to the scene to assess the rider’s injuries and transported him or her to Kaiser South afterward for further evaluation and treatment. No additional information has yet been released on the condition of the rider or what caused the accident.

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Lincoln Highway Collision Causes Injuries in Sacramento

Lincoln Highway Collision Causes Injuries in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident lawyer. An early afternoon collision on August 9 between a motor vehicle and motorcycle resulted in unknown injuries to one or more individuals along Lincoln Highway. It is unknown what precipitated the crash. However, it is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as to cause and to place fault. No information has been released on the identities or medical conditions of those involved in the collision.

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Cap City Freeway Hit and Run Motorcycle Accident

Cap City Freeway Hit and Run Motorcycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident attorney. A hit and run occurred on July 17 along the Cap City Freeway in South Sacramento that involved a motorcyclist and motorist. The motorcycle rider was reported as having been injured in the collision, and paramedics were called to the scene to make a medical assessment and provide help. It is unknown at this time how serious those injuries were or whether the rider was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

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Rising Rate of Motorcycle Accidents and Injuries in Sacramento

Rising Rate of Motorcycle Accidents and Injuries in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident lawyer. Traffic fatalities went up in every category across the nation in 2016, including motorcycle deaths. There were 5,286 deaths of motorcyclists that year, an increase over the 5,029 fatalities the previous year, according to statistics by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Because motorcycle riders are vulnerable due to their lack of protection, they are more apt to suffer injuries or be killed in a collision than those in passenger vehicles.

Injury Rates of Motorcyclists

Top Safety Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents in Sacramento

Top Safety Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident lawyer. 2016 was a difficult time for motorcycle riders around the country with 4,976 deaths caused by traffic accidents. California leads the nation with the number of motorcycles, which isn’t surprising since it has the highest population in the country. In 2016, there were 842,648 registered motorcycles in the state. Of course, this leads to an increased number of motorcycle crashes, many of them caused by negligent drivers of motor vehicles. Those numbers could be reduced if both motorists and motorcycle riders used more caution. Following are some safety suggestions for motorcycle riders.

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Biker Thrown Through the Rear Windshield of Vehicle in Sacramento

Biker Thrown Through the Rear Windshield of Vehicle in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident lawyer. A June 14th collision between a motor vehicle and motorcycle along eastbound U.S. 50 in South Sacramento ended in an injury to the biker. The motorcyclist was thrown through the rear windshield of the car that reportedly caused the accident. Authorities with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that the injured person was alert but had suffered an injury to an arm, which was bleeding. Emergency medical personnel with the Sacramento Fire Department were summoned to the collision site to assess the rider’s injury. It is unknown at this time whether the rider was transported to a hospital for treatment.

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Motorcycle Rider Saved By Off-Duty Nurse in Citrus Height

Motorcycle Rider Saved By Off-Duty Nurse in Citrus Heights

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident lawyer. A recent collision almost ended in tragedy for a motorcycle rider except for the quick thinking and action by a nurse in Citrus Heights who happened to be off-duty. The man’s motorcycle had crashed with a truck, and the collision had left him with no pulse. The registered nurse, who stopped to try and help before the arrival of Sacramento firefighters and police from Citrus Heights, performed CPR until first responders arrived to take over. According to Lt. David Gutierrez, the man’s life was saved when his heart started beating once more.

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Motorcycle Accident on U.S. Rt 50 in Sacramento Under Investigation

Motorcycle Accident on U.S. Rt 50 in Sacramento Under Investigation

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident lawyer. During rush hour recently, a two-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle was reported in South Sacramento along U.S. Route 50 eastbound. It is unknown at this time what the extent of injuries suffered by the motorcycle rider are. However, emergency medical personnel were called to the scene of the crash, along with those from the fire department. 

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Motorcycle Rider Suffers Major Injuries in Sacramento Accident

Motorcycle Rider Suffers Major Injuries in Sacramento Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident lawyer. A major injury to a motorcycle rider was reported in a May 23 accident along Jackson Road when it collided with a motor vehicle in the late afternoon. No information has been released yet on the identity of the rider or medical condition. The collision caused traffic to be blocked for almost 40 minutes along Jackson Road while tow trucks cleared the site and an investigation was conducted by officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

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