[11-07-2021] Santa Barbara County, CA – Motorcycle Crash in Orcutt Injures Two People

Two people were hurt after a major motorcycle collision near Orcutt on Sunday afternoon, November 7, 2021.

[11-07-2021] Santa Barbara County, CA - Motorcycle Crash in Orcutt Injures Two PeopleThe collision took place on the northbound lanes of Highway 101 on the Solomon Grade in Orcutt at around 3:00 p.m.

A motorcycle and an unspecified vehicle collided on the roadway under unclear circumstances. How the accident occurred, and the reason it happened has not been established.

Two people were injured in the mishap. They sustained moderate injuries. Both of the injured parties were taken to Marian Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Information about the crash is limited at the moment. The identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed. The accident is currently under further investigation.

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Motorcycle Crash Statistics

Accidents involving a motorcycle can have catastrophic and even deadly consequences. According to the National Center for Statistics and Analysis of the National Highway Traffic Administration, a total of 5,286 motorcyclists were killed in the United States in 2016 alone.

The number of motorcycles registered in California is among the highest in the country. In California, there are more than 800,000 registered motorcycles. More than 15,000 people were injured, and more than 500 people were killed by motorcycles on California roads in 2017.

At least five people were killed, and 124 were injured in more than 100 motorcycle accidents in Santa Barbara in 2020, according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Distracted driving, speeding, reckless driving, alcohol intoxication, and bad weather are some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents.

Motorcycle Accident Attorney for Victims in Santa Barbara County

Traffic accidents can cost tens of thousands in medical bills, property damage, and even funeral expenses while causing a lifetime of mental and emotional pain for the victim’s family. Personal injury claims can be filed with the assistance of an attorney while the investigation is ongoing. Accident victims can use a personal injury claim to recover damages (such as lost wages and mental anguish) caused by the incident.

The medical bills and records gathered by your attorney will serve as proof of your injuries and the costs associated with their treatment. Additionally, your lawyer will request documentation of how many hours you missed at work due to the accident and your hourly wage from your employer. If your employer pays you on a salary basis, your losses can be prorated to a forty-hour workweek.

Arash Law’s motorcycle accident attorneys in Santa Barbara County will aggressively fight for your rights and ensure that the insurance companies pay you the full amount of compensation you are entitled to receive. Our attorneys have the experience and dedication to help you win your case. If you live in California and need a free consultation, call Arash Law at (888) 488-1391.

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