Moreno Valley, CA (November 14, 2023) A 3-vehicle collision, involving two vehicles and a motorcycle, occurred on Tuesday, November 14th, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash happened around 8:22 a.m. on the Moreno Valley 60 Freeway, not far from Pigeon Pass Road.
A gray Volvo, a gray Kia Sorrento and a motorcycle were involved in this collision, according to the California Highway Patrol. It took place in the HOV and No. 1 lanes of the 60 Freeway, on the westbound side.
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Following the collision, Cal Fire Riverside had paramedics at the scene within minutes. A fire truck was used to block the HOV lane so paramedics could do their job. They found the motorcyclist sitting near the center divider of the freeway, with gashes and cuts on his arms. Paramedics evaluated the motorcyclist, but it is unknown if they were taken to a hospital or not. The motorcyclist is expected to make a full recovery. No other injuries were reported in this collision.
The other two vehicles involved remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Investigators are still trying to figure out what exactly happened on the Moreno Valley 60 Freeway and who was at fault for this collision.
Liability In Moreno Valley Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcyclists have a naturally small profile and are more likely to be overlooked by other drivers. Many collisions are due to drivers that make dangerous lane changes. According to California Vehicle Code 22107, “No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided in this chapter in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement.” There are a number of factors that could potentially contribute to a motorcycle accident including:
- Drunk driving
- Driver distraction
- Inclement weather
The family of any victim that died in a motorcycle accident may be able to seek aid through a wrongful death claim. Damages can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. There are, however, statute of limitations associated with civil claims. Failing to act within the statute of limitations may result in a permanent forfeiture of your rights.
Investigating A Moreno Valley Motorcycle Accident
We at Accident News Now extend well wishes to the motorcyclist injured in this collision. Anyone who may have additional information regarding this case should reach out to us. A full investigation must be conducted for the sake of all who have lost so much.
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