A motorcyclist sustained serious injuries in a Los Angeles car accident that involved three other cars and a big rig. According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the collision occurred the afternoon of December 7, 2009 on the 210 Freeway in Azusa. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been identified, sustained several injuries including a broken leg. He was taken to an area hospital. It is not clear who else was injured in this crash. An investigation is ongoing.
I sincerely hope the motorcyclist’s injuries were not catastrophic. I wish him the very best for a quick and complete recovery. Please keep this seriously injured victim in your prayers.
Los Angeles Motorcycle Accidents
There was one fatality and 11 injuries involving motorcycle accident cases in the city of Azusa, according to California Highway Patrol’s 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS). Countywide, motorcycle accidents claimed 85 lives and injured 2,792 people in 2007. Also, in Los Angeles County, 712 people died and 56,475 were injured as a result of car accidents during the same year.
Information about what exactly caused this injury accident is not available in this news article. CHP traffic investigators believe rain may have been a factor because the roadway was slick at the time. It is possible that one or more of the vehicles involved in this collision may have been traveling too fast, given the weather conditions at the time. This accident is another timely reminder for all of us to slow down and make sure there is adequate distance between your car and the vehicle in front of you, so you have sufficient time to stop if you have to.
Complex Car Accident Investigations
In such cases where several vehicles and multiple victims are involved, the investigation is likely to be long and complicated. If you have been injured in such an accident, it is critical that you seek the counsel of an experienced Los Angeles car accident attorney, who will stay on top of the official investigation and make sure your legal rights and best interests are being protected. A knowledgeable car accident lawyer will also advise you about how your auto insurance policy applies to a car accident that involves an uninsured or underinsured driver. The best personal injury law firms will always offer a free and comprehensive consultation to injured victims and their families.
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