Rider Hurt in San Jose Motorcycle Crash on Highway 87 at Charcot Avenue
San Jose, California (March 15, 2019) – A motorcyclist was struck and injured by a suspected hit-and-run driver in San Jose Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision took place at around at 5:16 p.m. March 13, on Highway 87 near Charcot Avenue.
According to the CHP, a Toyota Prius and a motorcycle rider collided in the southbound lanes of the highway for reasons not yet revealed.
Motorcyclist Hurt in San Jose Hit-And-Run Crash
The extent of the injuries sustained by the man riding the motorcycle was not disclosed. The identity of the victim also remains unknown to this time.
The driver of the involved vehicle tried to escape after the wreck but the suspect was arrested.
The motorcycle was reported to have sustained major damages as a result of the collision.
Meanwhile, the officials are gathering more information to determine the main cause of the accident.
We at Pacific Attorney Group pray for a quick recovery to those injured in this crash.
Every year, several traffic accidents are reported in California. Unfortunately, accidents result in many fatalities and even more injuries. The causes of these traffic accidents range from distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving, bad weather, wrong-way driving and failure to observe traffic laws. It is evident that negligence on the part of motorists is the leading cause of these accidents.
Officers will process the evidence collected at the crash scene and establish the cause of the collision and the party to take responsibility.
If you or your loved one was hurt in a traffic collision caused by a negligent party, you should talk to a personal injury attorney for legal advice.
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