Santa Cruz, CA (August 15, 2020) – At least one victim sustained injuries during a car accident at the intersection of 26th Avenue and Portola Drive.
According to officers from the California Highway Patrol, the accident took place on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 12th at about 12:10 p.m.
As stated in a report published by a local news source, a motorcyclist and a Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck collided with one another for reasons that have not yet been determined in the Santa Cruz intersection.
On their arrival at the crash site, attending medical personnel discovered the motorcycle rider lying face down in the middle of the road. They immediately rendered emergency aid to the man who, according to the California Highway Patrol dispatch, had sustained moderate injuries due to his involvement in the accident.
The injured victim was transported via ambulance to a local medical facility for ongoing care. The identity of the motorcycle rider and his post-crash medical condition are unknown at this time.
No information was provided pertaining to the other people involved in the accident, which is currently under professional inquiry by local law enforcement in an effort to determine cause and liability.
Our thoughts are with the injured motorcyclist and his or her family at this difficult time.
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Motorcycle Accidents in Santa Cruz
in 2016, motorcycle riders made up approximately 15% of all car accident-related fatalities in California. When considered next to the state’s fatal accident total for the year, we can extrapolate that roughly 570 motorcycle passengers and drivers lost their lives that year in California motorcycle accidents. This total denotes an increase of roughly 11% from 2015, which had 495 fatalities resulting from motorcycle-involved accidents.
Victims and their families often have many questions after being seriously injured in a devastating and unexpected motorcycle collision. In many cases, injured motorcyclists are left with overwhelming pain that negatively impacts their health, wellbeing, and lifestyle.
Our team at Local Accident Reports understands the challenges injured riders and their families face, mentally, physically, and financially, as they begin the recovery process. For this reason, our team provides invaluable resources and information to anyone who has been injured in a serious California motorcycle accident as a result of another person’s actions.
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