Los Gatos, Santa Clara County, California (June 26, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported a traffic collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck took place near Highway 17 and Laurel Road. The incident occurred at approximately 11:26 AM on Monday, June 25, 2018. Authorities have not revealed detailed information concerning the identities of the motorcyclist and motorist at this time.
As CHP explained, a white Ford pickup truck was traveling down the southbound lanes of Highway 17 when the motorcyclist sideswiped the larger vehicle. After the collision, the rider flew from the bike and tumbled to the ground. Paramedics discovered the motorcyclist lying near the roadway and transported the victim to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for treatment. The extent of the rider’s injuries has not been disclosed.
Authorities have not revealed the current physical condition of the Ford driver.
As of now, the investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing. As more evidence surfaces, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the motorcyclist and wish the victim a fast and efficient recovery.
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At this point, law enforcement has not revealed if one or both of the drivers will be held responsible for the accident. Forensic teams will review photographs of the crash site and examine both vehicles for mechanical issues and system failure. Officials will also consider drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior as possible factors for the crash.
In the case of an accident caused by negligence or distracted driving, the non-guilty party will have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit against a culprit. By seeking legal assistance, this individual can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, and painful injuries.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
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 to all those involved in the accident.