An unidentified person was hurt after a motorcycle accident involving multiple vehicles in Crestline on Sunday afternoon, May 9.
The accident happened on State Route 138 near mile marker 33.2 in Crestline at approximately 3:40 p.m.
Multiple vehicles and a motorcyclist were reportedly involved in the collision. The number of vehicles involved and the reason why the collision occurred have not been established.
Due to the severity of the impact, the rider was ejected from the bike. The unidentified motorcyclist then sustained major injuries as a result of the mishap.
Additional information about the crash is unavailable at the moment.
Local authorities are further investigating the case.
Motorcycle Accident Statistics
Motorcycle accidents are terrible tragedies that almost always harm the motorcyclist more than the other party involved. Motorcyclists are highly vulnerable in collisions and can easily sustain catastrophic and fatal injuries. Many physical outcomes can come from a motorcycle crash, from road rash and traumatic tattooing to head and brain injuries.
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.
California has the largest number of registered motorcycles in the country, with over 800,000 motorcycles registered. In 2017 alone, around 15,500 people were injured due to motorcycle accidents in California.
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