- May 17, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Redwood City, CA – A female motorcyclist was injured after being hit by a car on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. The crash happened around 2:25 p.m. at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Bay Road.
According to police, a blue sedan ran a stop sign and hit the motorcyclist. The driver of the sedan then lost control of their vehicle and hit another car in a nearby gas station. The crash is under investigation.
Around 70,000 accidents each year can be attributed to drivers running stop signs. Anyone involved in a motorcycle accident should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Police accident report
- Video from gas station or convenience store on this corner
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Accident history at this intersection
- Evaluation if road is striped per code
- Inspection of road conditions and signage
Car drivers always have a duty to always exercise safety precautions to avoid hitting motorcyclists.
Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in motorcycle accidents and have found that some common causes include:
- Distracted driving
- Disobeying traffic laws
- Alcohol or drug use
- Texting and driving
- Inexperienced driving
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact an experienced motorcycle accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.
Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.
Location of Crash – 5th Avenue and Bay Road