Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Sunol Crash on Interstate 680 near Andrade Road
Sunol, California (August 8, 2021) – A motorcyclist sustained serious injuries following a traffic accident that happened Friday afternoon in Sunol, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The major injury collision was reported at around 3:24 p.m. Friday, August 6 on Interstate 680, just south of Andrade Road.
According to the CHP, the motorcyclist collided with a Tesla in the northbound lane of Interstate 680.
Motorcycle Accident on I-680 in Sunol
Emergency personnel responded to the scene and found the motorcycle rider lying in the center median area. The victim was then taken to a local hospital with major injuries.
Authorities temporarily closed the northbound lanes of Interstate 680 due to the collision.
The crash remains under investigation.
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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