Gilroy Crash on Highway 152 Injures Motorcyclist
Gilroy, California (August 20, 2021) – A motorcyclist sustained minor injuries following a traffic collision on a highway in Gilroy Thursday evening.
The minor injury crash took place on Highway 152, just west of the Spring Day Use Area, at approximately 7:25 p.m.
The California Highway Patrol did not immediately establish how a motorcycle and a vehicle crashed on the westbound side of the roadway.
The motorcyclist was ejected from the motorbike upon the impact.
Minor Injury Gilroy Crash
As per the dispatch, the unidentified rider sustained minor injuries and was rushed to an area hospital for treatment.
The collision resulted in the closure of the highway for undetermined reasons.
An investigation into the accident is underway.
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.
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