Hemet, CA – Motorcycle Accident with Injuries at CA-74 & CA-79

February 21, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Hemet, CA (February 20, 2023) – There were injuries reported after a motorcycle crash in the Hemet area on Sunday afternoon, February 19. 

At around 12:52 p.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the intersection of CA-74 and CA-79. A motorcyclist was hit by another vehicle at the scene, and the rider was seriously hurt. The injured party was treated by attending medical personnel before being transferred to a nearby hospital for additional aid. 

The area was temporarily closed until tow trucks were able to clear the debris from the roadway. 

An investigation into the cause of the crash is in the hands of local authorities. 

California Motorcycle Crashes

Hemet, CA - Motorcycle Accident with Injuries at CA-74 & CA-79Riders of motorcycles are more likely to sustain injuries that could end their lives when they collide with larger motor vehicles. The most dangerous season of the year for motorcycle riders in California is the summer. On average, just 5% of motorcycle collisions that result in injuries also result in fatalities, and according to the California Highway Patrol, 13,907 motorcycle accidents resulted in injuries in 2017. An experienced attorney can help motorcycle crash victims in pursuing the full value of a compensation claim. 

The incredible motorcycle routes with breathtaking scenery and soaring curves found in California attract riders from all over the world. Most motorcycle collisions involve a frontal impact and are known to cause serious or fatal injuries. Medical costs after a motorcycle accident are often extremely high, and crash victims may be entitled to compensation. The expense of lost wages, expensive medical care, ongoing care, and property damage can potentially be recovered if you pursue a personal injury claim. 

Motorcycle accident victims frequently experience PTSD or anxiety, showing that some of the injuries experienced are more than simply physical.  These mental health conditions are severe if another driver’s negligence led to the crash, and victims are likely suffering from their condition. Hire a motorcycle accident attorney to handle seeking compensation so you may focus on your recovery and maximize your final compensation from your claim. 

The lawyers at Wilshire Law Firm have repeatedly fought for clients who have suffered serious injuries in auto accidents across California.  Our motorcycle accident lawyers in Hemet are dedicated to supporting clients who are battling to recover both mentally and physically after an accident, and we promise to utilize all of the legal tools at our disposal to get you the compensation you are entitled to. Call our offices at 800-358-1884 to speak with an attorney if you have any questions about what to do following a serious traffic accident.