1 Hospitalized after Long Beach Motorcycle Crash on Cherry Avenue
LONG BEACH, CA (June 8, 2020) – Early Sunday evening, a person sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle accident on Cherry Avenue.
The major injury motorcycle accident involved a white Mercedes and a motorcycle. Moreover, it happened around 6:10 p.m. on the Cherry Avenue on-ramp to northbound 405 Freeway.
Firefighters and Long Beach Police Department officers arrived to the crash scene immediately.
Moreover, the police revealed that the incident left one person with major injuries.
The authorities continue to investigate the cause of the crash.
Always look twice for motorcycles while driving. Due to their size, speed motorcyclists are easy to miss. Especially at night or during high traffic activity.
Check your blind spots twice before changing lanes and never try to cut off a motorcycle. Maneuvering around a speeding bike can easily cause an accident. Furthermore, keep your eyes on the road and avoid distractions.
Filing a Personal Injury Claim after a Motorcycle Accident
NHTSA estimates that helmets saved the lives of 1,872 motorcyclists in 2017. If all motorcyclists had worn helmets, an additional 749 lives could have been saved.
If you’re a motorist, involvement in an accident can be stressful. Thus, having legal representation can help alleviate some stress through compensation for medical bills, loss of earnings, future medicals, pain, suffering, and more.
“We can secure evidence in your favor. Also, we will request additional information and get vital eyewitness accounts. Moreover, we will review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” explains Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Suffering injuries in a motorcycle accident due to negligent or irresponsible driving is a heavy load. If you have been injured in an accident, you need a lawyer that you can trust. At the Sweet Lawyers, you can focus on your recovery while we take care of working to get you the justice that you deserve. Insurance companies will try to make your case go away with a small amount of compensation, but we are ready to fight back. Each of our clients gets our full resources until we’ve gotten you fair compensation for your losses. We have the skills and resources to advocate for you. If you or a loved one is hurt, call us for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.