Motorcyclist Airlifted after Carson City Crash on Highway 50
CARSON CITY, NV (September 29, 2020) – Sunday morning, a person suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident on Highway 50 East.
The Carson City Fire Department and sheriff’s deputies responded to a motorcycle and pickup crash. The incident happened just after 9:00 a.m. in the 3900 block of Highway 50 East.
According to the first responders, the motorcycle rider suffered injuries. Thus, they requested a Care Flight air ambulance.
Meanwhile, the authorities advised motorists to avoid the area and use alternate routes.
As of this time, the authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.
The Risks of Riding a Motorcycle
Motorcycle accidents are prone to be severe because riders lack the stability cars normally offer. Moreover, a motorcyclist is more vulnerable to road hazards, weather conditions, and is less visible to other drivers.
Always be alert and focused on the road. Do not use smartphones or other unnecessary devices. Most especially, abide by posted speed limits while on busy boulevards.
If you see yourself unfit to drive in a moment, use a rideshare app instead.
According to the Association of Safe International Road Travel, more than half of all road occur among vulnerable road users—pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists.
Thus, it is valuable to know what to do if you get involved in a motor vehicle accident
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