1 Seriously Injured in Temecula Motorcycle Accident on 15 Freeway near Highway 79

Temecula Motorcycle Accident
Temecula, CA: Motorcycle Accident on 15 Freeway near Highway 79

Temecula, California (May 24, 2022) – One person was seriously injured in a collision involving on Tuesday morning in Temecula.

The accident was reported at around 6:25 a.m. on the southbound 15 Freeway near Highway 79, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A motorcycle and another vehicle were involved in the crash. The events leading up to the accident, however, were yet to be established.

Officials say one person was seriously injured in the crash and was transported to the hospital for treatment.

More details about the crash were not provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the Pacific Attorney Group would like to remind drivers to share the road responsibly and check twice for motorcycles.

According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to die in a traffic collision than the occupants of a vehicle. In 2019, 474 people on motorcycles were killed in California.

Here are some tips to keep in mind while driving or riding to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Motorcycle Riders;

  • Keep the bike lights on, even during the day.
  • Apply defensive riding. Do not assume drivers can see you, and avoid riding in a driver’s blindspot.
  • Wear a U.S. DOT-compliant helmet with eye protection.
  • Wear leather clothing such as jackets, gloves, pants, and boots with non-skid soles.
  • Ensure your clothing has reflective decals or strips so drivers can see you.

Drivers;

  • Keep a safe distance when driving behind a motorcycle.
  • Always check blind spots and mirrors before changing lanes or making a turn.

Have you been injured in a crash?

If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident, contact Pacific Attorney Group today for guidance. Click to call : 866-803-6502