West Covina, CA (July 29, 2020) – According to the California Highway Patrol, a motorcyclist ended up pinned underneath a motor vehicle after a collision that took place in West Covina. It took place on the Interstate 10 Freeway at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, July 28th.
Authorities with the CHP said that the operator of a motorcycle collided with a blue Honda Civic in the eastbound lanes of the freeway, a little west of Barranca Street. The motorcyclist was trapped underneath the Civic as a result of the collision and emergency crews were dispatched to the scene.
Firefighters and EMTs arrived at the crash site where they pulled the motorcyclist from the wreck and transported them to a local hospital. The condition of the victim has not been reported.
At this time, an investigation into the cause of this incident remains ongoing. No further details have been made available.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in West Covina
In 2016, deadly collisions involving motorcyclists throughout the state of California accounted for at least 15.1% of traffic-related fatalities. Like anywhere else in the state, motorcycle accidents in West Covina and all other areas around Los Angeles County often end with serious injuries or death. Motorcyclists are at an elevated risk because of their vulnerability, especially when a distracted, intoxicated, or otherwise inattentive party is involved. Within the Los Angeles area alone, motorcyclists are involved in approximately 3% of accidents, however, they account for around 15% of crash-related fatalities.
Abrupt motorcycle accidents routinely leave victims and their families with the immensely high costs of recovery. The expenses that follow not only the initial hospitalization of a victim but the continued medical care on top of lost income as well, can be terribly overwhelming. In many cases, injuries are severe enough to ensure that a victim has to go through many years of physical therapy and other costly treatments in order to feel as normal as possible.
In no way should the victim of another person’s actions be unfairly forced to cover the cost of their recovery. Negligent motorists show no regard for the wellbeing of others on the road, and there is no reason that such parties should escape culpability. Obtaining an aggressive and compassionate motorcycle accident attorney to go after the party or parties liable for your injuries is of the utmost significance.
Suffering an unexpected injury or loss of a loved one can be an extremely devastating and overwhelming time. Our compassionate Torrance motorcycle accident attorneys at Agnew Brusavich have devoted their lives to helping those who have been unjustly affected by the actions of reckless drivers. We are highly familiar with the immeasurable pain and difficulties that follow a serious crash, and we are prepared to go to work fighting for the justice and compensation you deserve. If you lost a family member or suffered injuries because of a negligent party, contact our Los Angeles accident attorneys at (310) 793-1400 today.
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