One person was seriously injured after a motorcycle accident near Buena Vista Road on Tuesday afternoon, May 18.
The accident took place on Highway 124 near Lake Flint and Buena Vista Road at approximately 1:27 p.m.
A Volkswagen bug collided with two motorcycles for unclear reasons. The circumstances leading up to the accident have not been established.
One of the motorcycle riders was seriously injured in the accident. The injured rider was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment.
Details about the accident are limited at the moment. Local authorities are currently investigating the accident.
Motorcycle Accident Statistics
It is undeniable that motorcyclists are one of the most vulnerable motorists on the roadway. According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics, motorcycle riders have 16 times the risk of injury and 35 times the risk of a fatal crash compared to car passengers.
Motorcycle accidents across the country have been increasing at an alarming rate. After all, approximately 8.7 million motorcycles were registered in the country in 2017. In 2019, 5,014 motorcyclists died in motorcycle crashes.
California has one of the largest numbers of registered motorcycles in the U.S. There are over 800,000 registered motorcycles in California. In 2017, 16,505 motorcycle accidents occurred on California roadways, which resulted in 15,527 injuries and 541 deaths.
Personal Injury Attorney for Victims of Motorcycle Accidents in Amador County
Sustaining significant injuries after a motorcycle accident can be stressful and overwhelming. It can affect all aspects of life, such as work, family, and finances.
While waiting for the results of the official investigation, the victim is encouraged to pursue a personal injury claim with the help of their attorney. Through the personal injury claim, victims can seek compensation for the damages (such as loss of income and emotional distress) that the accident has caused them.
Out attorneys from Arash Law can serve as a helpful and compassionate legal guide for the victims during this difficult time. They will vigorously fight for their client’s rights and best interests while ensuring that the liable party will be held accountable for their negligence.
Our offices are conveniently located throughout California, with offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Riverside, Orange County, and San Diego. We are more than happy to visit you at your home or office. Call (888) 488-1391 for a FREE Consultation with a personal injury attorney in California.