DUI Crash on Harbor Drive Injures Rider
San Diego, CA (December 17, 2021)– On Wednesday, a 24-year-old male motorcyclist on a 2014 Aprila RSV4 motorcycle sustained injuries in a DUI crash on Harbor Drive.
The traffic collision happened at around 5 p.m. in the 2400 block area.
Officers said a 41- year-old man driving a Nissan Versa was parked along the. Then, the motorcyclist broadsided the Nissan as the driver turned left from the curb.
Afterward, the Nissan Versa struck the motorcyclist.
As a result, the rider was ejected from his bike and sustained a broken leg.
Right away, the emergency responders took the injured rider to a hospital, while the authorities arrested the Nissan driver under suspicion of DUI.
The perverse actions of a reckless driver can increase the likelihood of traffic collisions. If you are a driver, pay close attention to those around you. Always keep a considerable distance from others just in case harm is near. It is always better to practice defensive driving.
Most importantly, do not drink and drive.
Our Lawyers Can Help You
Unfortunately, every year, thousands of people across California suffer injuries in traffic accidents.
As a matter of fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life.
Sad but true, auto accidents are a major public health threat. They are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
Thus, remaining calm and knowing what to do in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a traffic incident like the Interstate 160 crash is indeed necessary.
Meanwhile, here are some of the things that we can do to practice defensive driving and avoid accidents:
-First, always drive at a controllable speed.
-Then, it is also important not to assume you know the other driver’s intention.
– Also, be prepared to positively react to other drivers.
-This one, we should never neglect. Yield at intersections, even if you have right of way.
– Most importantly, stay focused on the road. Removing all distractions such as mobile phone use, unstrapped toddlers, can help us focus on the road.
With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your personal injury case.
Our attorneys will fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family truly deserve.