Monterey Co, CA (May 31, 2020) – A motorcycle rider was critically injured during an accident in Monterey County on Friday, May 30th.
As stated by police dispatch, local law enforcement and other first responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision at about 6:05 p.m. at the intersection of Metz Road and Spreckels Road when a black motorcycle and a 2016 white Dodge Ram 3500 pick-up truck crashed into one another for reasons that have yet to be determined.
Fire and rescue crews, as well as paramedics, reported to the crash site and rendered emergency aid to the rider who was severely injured during the accident. The victim was then taken to a local trauma center for further medical attention
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Monterey County
The nationwide number of motorcycle accident-related deaths rose from about 2,300 in 1994 to more than 5,200 in 2016. Between 2015 and 2016 alone, the number of motorcycle fatalities surged by a whopping 6%, according to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System.
Motorcycle riders made up 15% of all in-state motor vehicle-related fatalities in 2016. This means that roughly 570 riders were killed that year in California motorcycle accidents, marking an increase of around 11% from the 495 motorcycle fatalities that occurred in 2015.
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