- May 16, 2022
- Barnes Admin
San Diego, CA – A 50-year-old motorcyclist was injured after being ejected from his motorcycle on Monday, May 16, 2022. The crash happened at 3:15 p.m. in the 4200 block of Mission Bay Drive.
According to police, a 72-year-old driving a 2011 Chevrolet Impala made a U-Turn from the curb of the road. The motorcyclist struck the vehicle and was ejected in the crash. He was transported to the hospital with injuries including a collapsed lung and several rib fractures.
A U-turn is a very dangerous traffic maneuver and can result in serious accidents. Anyone involved in a motorcycle accident should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Blind spots on the vehicle
- Timing of traffic signals
- Any video evidence of the crash
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Police accident report
- Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of the driver with drugs and alcohol
- Evaluation if road is striped per code
- Inspection of road conditions and signage
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Accident history on this road
All motorcycle accidents can be prevented by paying attention to and following the rules of the road.
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 – 4200 block of Mission Bay Drive