[09-29-2021] San Diego County, CA – One Person Hurt After a Motorcycle Crash in North Park

An unidentified 37-year-old woman was injured after a motorcycle crash in North Park on late Wednesday night, September 29.

[09-29-2021] San Diego County, CA - One Person Hurt After a Motorcycle Crash in North ParkThe collision took place in the 2600 block of University Avenue in North Park at approximately 11:00 p.m.

The woman was reportedly riding her motorcycle westbound when she was suddenly struck by a vehicle that made a turn onto eastbound University Avenue.

She was T-boned by the oncoming car. The motorcycle rider sustained injuries to her leg and was immediately transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The 19-year-old driver that struck the woman remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. She was uninjured in the crash. Information about the accident is limited at the moment. The case is currently under further investigation.

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Motorcycle Accident Statistics

2020 was the deadliest year yet for motorcycles, with 5,458 people killed due to motorcycle-related traffic collisions. According to national experts, this represents a 9% increase over 2019 and the highest number of motorcycle fatalities in history.

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. Motorcyclists often get from accidents are road rash, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and bone fractures.

In this case, a broadside accident took place. A “T-Bone” crash is a commonly used term for a broadside motorcycle accident. When one vehicle “crashes into the side of another vehicle,” the term “broadside” is used to describe the impact. When two automobiles collide in a T-Bone style, the results can be disastrous, especially if one of the vehicles is a motorcycle.

When a motorcycle is involved in a broadside or T-bone crash, the rider is frequently ejected. Motorcycles, unlike passenger cars and commercial trucks, have no protective steel frame around them. Additionally, if a motorcyclist is ejected from the motorcycle, there are no airbags to protect them. When a motorcycle crashes, it’s common for the rider to sustain injuries to their neck, back, legs, arms, and other body parts, as well as internal and external injuries.

San Diego County Personal Injury Attorney for Victims of Motorcycle Accidents

Anyone hurt in a motorcycle accident may be confronted with various issues and expenses they didn’t anticipate. People are concerned about whether or not their health insurance will cover their medical bills and if the other driver’s insurance company can be held liable.

Any injuries you’ve sustained will result in a mountain of medical bills to pay. A motorcycle accident may make it difficult or impossible for you to return to your job or enjoy time with your family. You may be concerned about your family’s ability to survive without your income as well, of course.

Arash law is here to help people who have been involved in similar situations get the compensation they are due. As a result of our skilled attorneys and extensive resources, we can assist you in prevailing in your legal battle. Visit our offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Riverside, Orange County, and San Diego for more information and inquiries. Call us at (888) 488-1391 for a FREE Consultation for more information and questions.

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