Minor Injuries Sustained in Galt Motorcycle Crash on Highway 99 near Crystal Way

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Galt, CA: CHP Investigating Motorcycle Collision on Highway 99 near Crystal Way

Galt, California (August 2, 2021) – Minor injuries were sustained in a motorcycle accident that happened Sunday afternoon in Galt, according to the California Highway Patrol.

At around 12:14 p.m., a motorcycle collided with a car on southbound Highway 99, near Crystal Way.

Galt Police Department officers responded to the scene and closed the No. 1 lane.

One person sustained minor injuries in the crash, as per the report. An ambulance was sent to the scene to offer medical aid.

The motorcycle was towed away with a broken front wheel.

CHP is investigating to establish the cause of the crash.

An Overview of Motorcycle Accident Statistics in California

  • More than 500 motorcyclists died, and more than 15,500 were injured in 2017 in California.
  • About 80% of all annual motorcycle accidents result in injuries or death.
  • California has over 800,000 registered motorcycles, the largest in the nation.

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.

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