East Los Angeles, CA (July 24, 2020) – According to authorities, a motorcyclist was injured following a collision with a vehicle at the intersection of East Olympic Boulevard and Saybrook Avenue in East Los Angeles. The crash happened at approximately 9:29 a.m. on Thursday morning, July 23rd.
Officials with the California Highway Patrol say that the unidentified rider entered the intersection where they collided with an unspecified vehicle. When they arrived at the scene, CHP officers found the victim lying in the roadway.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department was dispatched to the crash site where paramedics immediately transported the victim to an area hospital. At this time, authorities have not reported any information on the exact condition of the victim.
Investigators are now working to determine the events that led to this incident.
No further details have been made available.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Los Angeles
In 2016, a total of 566 motorcyclists were killed in collisions all over the state of California. Many of these fatalities were reported after the numerous accidents that took place in Orange County, alone. Like anywhere else, motorcycle accidents in Los Angeles and other major areas around southern California are frequently serious. Many of these sudden accidents are caused by negligent and otherwise irresponsible drivers who engage in actions such as distracted driving, DUI, and speeding. Reckless drivers are often responsible for the most detrimental collisions, and it is vital for those involved to fully comprehend their rights during such an overwhelming time.
Sudden motorcycle collisions routinely leave victims and their loved ones with the enormously 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 wages as well, can be overpowering. In many instances, injuries are serious enough to ensure that a victim has to go through several years of physical therapy and other costly treatments in an attempt to feel as normal as possible.
In no way should the victim of another person’s behavior be forced to cover the costs of their recuperation. Negligent drivers show no regard for the safety of others on the road, and there is no reason that such parties should be able to escape culpability. Obtaining an aggressive and compassionate motorcycle accident attorney to go after the party or parties responsible for your injuries is of the utmost importance as you begin your journey toward full recovery.
A serious motorcycle accident can have terribly life-altering effects for all those involved. Our capable and compassionate Orange County motorcycle accident attorneys at Beckerman Anderson recognize the overwhelming nature of a sudden collision, and we are devoted to representing those who have unfairly suffered by no fault of their own. If you have been injured or suffered the loss of a family member due to the actions of a negligent party, please don’t hesitate to contact our Orange County motorcycle accident or wrongful death attorneys today at (949) 474-2254.
Note: These posts have been generated through the use of outside and secondary sources for Beckerman Anderson. These sources include news stories, police reports, and first-hand accounts of accidents and the injuries involved. As a result, we have not been able to independently verify all of the details surrounding each accident that we post about. If you see any information that is not factual or is incorrect, please notify us immediately and we will ensure that the story is corrected with the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As members of our local community, we at Beckerman Anderson, strive to draw awareness to the dangers that are related to driving and provide overall safety information for our community members. We are always saddened when we learn about a serious injury accident in our area and hope that through awareness, drivers in our community will take the necessary precautions to avoid such accidents. The information provided in these posts should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. This story is not a solicitation for business. The photographs used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.