Rider Hospitalized after Greenwood Motorcycle Accident on State Route 193 (Georgetown Road) at Argonaut Mine Road
Greenwood, California (September 7, 2021) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon in a traffic collision in Greenwood, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The major injury crash occurred at around 1:36 p.m. Tuesday, September 7 on State Route 193, also known as Georgetown Road, just west of Georgetown.
The CHP said the motorcycle collided with a semi-truck pulling a loaded, 30-foot trailer.
Major Injury Traffic Collision in Greenwood
The motorcycle rider was taken to Sutter hospital with major injuries. The name of the victim and their condition were not immediately disclosed.
Further details about the crash were not immediately provided.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
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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