At Least 1 Hospitalized after Butte County Motorcycle Crash on Highway 70 near Ophir Road

Butte County Motorcycle Crash
Butte County, CA: Motorcycle Accident on Highway 70

Butte County, California (August 10, 2021) – At least one person was hospitalized Tuesday following a traffic accident involving a motorcycle in Butte County, a local news source reported.

The collision took place on Highway 70 near Ophir Road.

According to the local news source, the motorcycle collided with a car under unclear circumstances.

Car, Motorcycle Accident on Highway 70 in Butte County

At least one patient was taken to a local hospital in unknown condition.

No further details about the crash were immediately provided.

The accident remains under investigation.

Motorcycle Accident

The safe riding of a motorcycle can help reduce the number of motorcycle accidents that happen every day. Motorcyclists should be aware of the safety challenges that riders face while on California roadways and know how to respond to them. Such challenges include; Risky motorcycle riding practices like weaving at unsafe speeds, downshifting, reduced visibility by other road users, size of the motorcycle compared to other vehicles, among others.

Tips for Safe Riding of Motorcycles

  • Ensure you are properly licensed before riding a motorcycle.
  • Practice how to operate a motorcycle properly.
  • Wear the proper protection.
  • Ride responsibly.