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San Diego Motorcyclist Injured by Pickup Truck

San Diego, CA – A collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck occurred on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, on Pershing Drive. The accident occurred around 2:20 p.m.  

According to police, a 31-year-old woman was riding a 2020 Ducati motorcycle when a 75-year-old man driving a 2015 GMC pickup truck failed to see the motorcyclist and sideswiped her. The woman was injured because of the collision and transported to the hospital. San Diego police are investigating the accident.  

Motorcycle Accidents 

Sideswipes are a leading cause of motorcycle accidents across the United States. In this accident, the injured motorcyclist should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing: 

  • Driver accident history 
  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol 
  • Any history of the driver with drugs and alcohol 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident 
  • Accident history on this roadway 
  • Determination if pavement markings are clear and up to code 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 
  • Determination if road signage is clear and up to code 
  • Any video evidence of the crash 

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest personal injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in motorcycle accidents and have found that some common causes include:    

  • Fatigue 
  • Distracted driving 
  • Speeding 
  • Disobeying traffic laws 
  • Alcohol or drug use 
  • Texting and driving 
  • Inexperienced driving 

If you or a family member have 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.   

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