Rider Seriously Injured in Santa Clarita Motorcycle Accident on 14 Freeway near Escondido Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, California (August 12, 2021) – A motorcyclist was airlifted to a hospital Thursday morning following a traffic collision in Santa Clarita, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol.
The major injury crash occurred at around 6:15 a.m. on the 14 Freeway near Escondido Canyon Road.
As per the CHP report, the motorcyclist rear-ended a Honda Fit near the HOV and No. 1 lanes. Details on what led up to the collision were not immediately available.
Major Injury Motorcycle Accident in Santa Clarita
The motorcycle rider sustained major injuries and was airlifted to a hospital. The name of the victim and their condition were not immediately available.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
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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