A single-vehicle crash was reported on Saturday, January 23rd in San Jose. California Highway Patrol is the lead investigator at the scene. The crash occurred shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Mount Hamilton Road, near Lick Observatory. A motorcycle was found at the scene with its rider fatally injured. The identity of the victim has yet to be disclosed by the authorities. They are also still looking into what may have caused the crash to happen in the first place.
What Can You Do As a Motorcyclist Injured in a Crash?
If you were injured as a motorcycle rider in a crash, it may comfort you to know that you have the same rights as any other victim following a traffic incident. However, the type of crash that caused your injuries will determine whether or not any legal action can be taken. If you were injured in a multi-vehicle crash as a motorcyclist, then you should be able to file a claim against the at-fault driver who is involved in the crash. Single-vehicle crash cases, however, require a different approach, call us today at (800) 310-1606 to know more about what legal action is suitable for your car accident case.
Source: Mercury News