Sebastopol, CA (February 19, 2023) – On Friday afternoon, February 17, a motorcyclist suffered serious injuires after a car accident in Sebastopol.
The accident took place at the corner of Occidental and Mill Station Roads at around 6:48 p.m. Local sources indicated that a motorcyclist was t-boned by another vehicle at the scene. One person suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital for additional treatment.
No updates on the crash have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress.
California Motorcycle Crashes
Riding a motorcycle is a great pastime, but it can leave riders exposed to the dangers of the road. According to the most recent publicly accessible data set from 2019, California saw 474 motorcycle deaths, and since 2015, there have been 9.4% fewer motorcycle fatalities a year on average. Compared to 2018, when 34 people died as a result of not wearing a helmet, there were 28 reported deaths in 2019. Nearly 6% of motorcycle fatalities involve riders who are not wearing helmets.
California is home to many amazing motorcycle routes with breathtaking scenery, sweeping curves, and riders from all over the world. The majority of motorcycle accidents involve a frontal collision and result in serious or fatal injuries. After a frontal impact motorcycle wreck, medical expenses would be very expensive, and crash victims are entitled to compensation. Victims will be responsible for paying for lost wages, high medical costs, continuous care, and property damage.
Although not all injuries are physical, PTSD or anxiety is common among motorcycle accident victims. If the collision was caused by the carelessness of another motorist, these mental health disorders are severe. Get a motorcycle accident lawyer to handle pursuing compensation so you may concentrate on your rehabilitation.
You need an experienced California personal injury attorney fighting for your rights if you were hurt in a motorcycle accident. The attorneys at The Wilshire Law Firm will do everything in their power to ensure that our clients receive the maximum amount of compensation possible to compensate them for all damages incurred as a result of a terrible motorcycle crash, including their medical costs and lost wages. Our personal injury lawyers are experienced in helping accident victims who sustained injuries due to the negligence of other drivers around the state. If you were hurt, contact a Sebastopol motorcycle crash lawyer at 800-358-1884. You can speak with an experienced attorney about your case over the phone.