Oakland, CA – At Least One Hurt in Motorcycle Crash at 10th St & 5th Ave

February 21, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Oakland, CA (February 20, 2023) – On Sunday afternoon, February 19, at least one person was hurt after a motorcycle collision in the Oakland area. 

Emergency responders were notified of the crash at around 1:41 p.m., which took place at the intersection of E. 10th Street and 5th Avenue. A motorcyclist was reportedly involved in a crash with another vehicle. There were reported injuries, and paramedics were dispatched to render aid. The injured parties were transported to a local hospital for additional treatment. 

The severity and number of resulting injuries have not been confirmed at this time. 

Local authorities are investigating the cause of the collision. 

Motorcycle Collisions in California

Oakland, CA - At Least One Hurt in Motorcycle Crash at 10th St & 5th AveAlthough riding a motorcycle is a fun hobby, it can expose motorcyclists to the hazardous conditions of the road. California recorded 474 motorcycle fatalities in 2019, according to the most recent publicly available data on record, and since 2015, there have been 9.4% fewer motorcycle fatalities reported each year. The year  2019 saw 28 reported motorcycle fatalities compared to 34 in 2018. Riders who are not wearing helmets are involved in almost 6% of motorcycle fatalities.

All of the contributing factors in a motorbike accident have to be taken into consideration when determining the validity of a claim for compensation. In these case types of collisions, there are often many potential parties who can be held responsible. California law establishes the level of accountability in specific circumstances and awards the appropriate level of compensation for victims of motorcycle accidents. If mechanical issues or poor road conditions played a factor in the accident, it is imperative to retain a motorcycle accident attorney in order to make sure that the manufacturer of the bike is held accountable. In other circumstances, it might become very difficult to pursue your case. 

Always prioritize your health and well-being if you or a loved one is wounded in a motorcycle accident. If you want to be certain that you can safeguard your legal rights, you must take fast action and file your personal injury claim. Our lawyers are aware of how crucial the claims process is to our clients, so our lawyers at The Wilshire Law Firm always seek recovery first in order to maximize our clients’ ultimate settlement. Our personal injury lawyers will battle to get you the money you need if a motorcycle crash results in serious or even fatal injuries. Call 800-358-1884 right away to speak with an Oakland motorcycle accident attorney about your case.