[08-20-2021] Riverside County, CA – Two People Hurt After a Motorcycle Crash in La Quinta

Two people were hurt after a major motorcycle collision at an intersection in La Quinta on Friday night, August 20.

[08-20-2021] Riverside County, CA - Two People Hurt After a Motorcycle Crash in La QuintaAccording to the initial reports from local authorities, the accident took place on Highway 111 in La Quinta at around 9:30 p.m.

An unspecified vehicle collided with a motorcycle on the roadway for unclear reasons. The circumstances leading up to the accident have not been established.

Two people were seriously injured as a result of the mishap. They were both taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Information about the crash is limited at the moment. It’s unclear whether intoxication was a factor in the accident. The identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed. The accident is currently under investigation.

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Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Motorcycle accidents are on the rise across the country at an alarming rate. After all, in 2017, the number of registered motorcycles in the country reached 8.7 million. In 2019, 5,014 motorcycle riders were killed in motorcycle-related accidents.

Motorcycle riders are undeniably among the most vulnerable drivers on the road. Motorcycle riders are 16 times more likely to be injured and 35 times more likely to be killed in a crash than car passengers, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

California is one of the most dangerous states for motorcyclists in the country. In 2017 alone, approximately 15,500 people were injured while 500 were killed due to motorcycle-related crashes. Distracted driving, drunk driving, and speeding are just some common reasons why motorcycle accidents occur.

Riverside County Personal Injury Attorney for Victims of Motorcycle Accidents

A motorcycle accident can leave the victims with serious injuries that may take months or even years to heal. This can result in months of lost wages which can ultimately affect their livelihood. After a motorcycle accident, it’s best to immediately speak with an experienced injury attorney so they can assist you with your personal injury claim.

The victims are entitled to receive compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering through the personal injury claim. You are also entitled to compensation for the future losses you will suffer due to the accident. If, for example, you are permanently unable to return to work, you will suffer lost wages for years to come. Many injuries result in ongoing pain and suffering.

Whether a motorcycle crash led to your own severe injuries and disability or the death of a family member, contact us. Call (888) 488-1391 to schedule your free consultation anywhere in California. Our offices are conveniently located in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco & Riverside, plus also serve the Irvine, Orange County, Fresno, and Sacramento areas just to name a few.

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