Humboldt Co, CA (August 06, 2020) – A motorcycle rider sustained severe injuries during a vehicle collision on Highway 96 on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 5th.

As per the state law enforcement emergency dispatch operators, officers from the California Highway Patrol were notified of the accident via phone call at around 12:20 p.m. near the unincorporated community of Hoopa.

Official incident reports revealed that a silver Ford F-150 pick-up truck and the motorcycle rider collided with one another in the 1600 block of Highway 96 for reasons that have yet to be determined.

Officials from the local fire and rescue department as well as emergency medical personnel reported to the scene of the collision. Upon arrival, they discovered the motorcycle rider lying face down in the roadway as a result of the impact.

First responders transported the victim, who was suffering from critical injuries, to a local trauma center. 

The names and medical status’ of those involved in the incident have not yet been made available. 

In the meantime, officers from the California Highway Patrol declined to specify whether or not the driver of the pick-up truck sustained any injuries during the accident. 

After the crash, the pick-up truck and the motorcycle were both found in the righthand shoulder of the highway.

As crash investigators from the California Highway Patrol are still working to determine cause and liability for this collision, no additional details are currently available

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Motorcycle Accidents in Humboldt County

Humboldt Co, CA - Motorcyclist Severely Injured in Wreck on Hwy 96

As shown in a review of national crash statistics pertaining strictly to injuries and accidental deaths in 2016, upwards of 5,200 motorcycle riders, passengers and drivers, were killed in traffic accidents, and more than 90% of the victims of these fatal motorcycle accidents were male. Also in 2016, almost 88,000 non-fatal accident injuries were sustained by motorcycle passengers and drivers. 

With a steadily increasing understanding of the fundamental workings of our state’s legal techniques, our talented motorcycle accident attorneys are able to identify the precise actions you need to take in order to establish a successful California personal injury case. We take pride in our hard-earned and distinguished reputations and the valuable judicial experience we have gained over the years.

If you or a family member has been injured in a motorcycle accident, the California motorcycle accident attorneys at Richard Harris Law can help you. We have the confidence and the ingenuity that it takes to obtain the maximum financial award for the losses and damages arising from your motorcycle accident. 

If you are a motorcycle rider who has sustained an injury due to the negligent behavior of another driver, then we vehemently suggest that you meet with one of our dependable personal injury attorneys by giving our offices a call at 702-444-4444 and scheduling an appointment for a free evaluation of your California motorcycle accident claim so we can begin outlining the path of legal maneuvering that will give your case its most well-grounded chance at a prosperous result.

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