Oceanside, CA (February 23, 2023) – A motorcyclist was rushed to an area trauma center for emergency medical care following a motor vehicle accident that occurred in the Oceanside area on Monday evening, February 20.
At approximately 6:45 p.m., the Oceanside Police Department was dispatched to provide assistance at the scene of an automobile accident that occurred on Highway 76.
Reports from the police indicate that a motorcycle was traveling on Highway 76 when the vehicle was struck by a suspected drunk driver in the area near Benet Road.
The motorcyclist suffered severe injuries due to the accident. The victim was rushed by ambulance to an area trauma center and admitted in critical condition.
The driver of the involved vehicle was taken into custody on a suspicion of DUI.
The Oceanside Police Department is currently investigating the crash.
Motorcycle Accidents in California
In California, approximately 18 motorcycle accidents are reported every single day. These accidents result in injuries to approximately 32 people and an average of 1.28 deaths per day. Unfortunately, victims involved in motorcycle accidents are often left with more significant injuries that impact their lives forever.
Motorcyclists involved in accidents are often left with severe compound fractures, internal organ injuries, and even traumatic brain injuries due to their accidents. These and other serious injuries can have an overwhelming impact on the lives of victims. We see countless victims hospitalized and forced to go through extensive medical treatment. Many victims never fully recover from their injuries and are left permanently disabled forever.
In many cases, motorcycle accidents are a result of drivers who are negligent and reckless. We see countless writers injured as a result of drivers who are speeding, distracted, or impaired.
If you have been hurt as a result of a motorcycle accident that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, you may have legal options that can help you move forward. In order to prevail, you must be able to prove negligence existed. This can be quite tricky, which is why it is important that you seek legal guidance. Working with a motorcycle accident lawyer in Oceanside can provide you with the best opportunity of getting justice following your crash. Your attorney will be able to help guide you through the legal process and fight for fair compensation for your medical expenses and more.
Wilshire Law Firm is proud to be one of the premier personal injury law firms in California, providing our clients with unparalleled advocacy and service. With an impressive record of success and a skilled legal team, you can trust that we have your best interests at heart when fighting for compensation and justice on your behalf. Contact us today for a free consultation at 800-358-1884, and let us help guide you through this difficult time while doing our part to get you the financial recovery you deserve.