San Francisco, CA – Motorcycle Rider Struck by Tractor-Trailer on 80 Freeway
San Francisco, CA (August 3, 2018) – According to a report filed by the California Highway Patrol, a motorcyclist sustained serious injuries following a crash with a tractor-trailer and one other vehicle in the westbound lanes of the I-80 Freeway on Friday morning. The major injury crash which transpired nearby the entrance to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge reportedly occurred at around 7:55 a.m.
The motorcyclist was apparently caught up underneath the tractor-trailer in the center lanes of the freeway, a little east of Fremont Street. A firefighter who was off-duty at the time of the incident stopped to help the injured rider. An ambulance was immediately called to the scene and the victim had to be transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. The number 2 and number 3 lanes of the freeway ended up blocked as a result of the accident and subsequently issued a SigAlert.
No more information has been released at this time as the cause of the accident is unknown. The name and condition of the injured motorcyclist have not been provided. Authorities are currently conducting a thoroughly detailed investigation into this accident.
Our sincere compassion is absolutely extended to the victim of this collision as we hope for their full recovery.
San Francisco Motorcycle Accident
The investigation into this collision will remain focused on factors such as whether or not one of the vehicles involved violated a right of way, or if any other negligent behavior played a part. In the event that one of the other drivers are found to have acted negligently, grounds for a serious personal injury lawsuit may likely arise. Of course, only the victim can make the personal choice to seek compensation.
We at Brady Law Group are steadfastly committed to holding negligent drivers and other entities accountable for the immense pain they inflict. If you have been injured in a motorcycle crash or other accident due to a negligent driver, please call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation with one of our proficient attorneys today.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.