Rider Involved in Afternoon 3-Vehicle Wreck on 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa, Major Injuries Sustained
COSTA MESA, CA (December 4, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured following a traffic collision Tuesday afternoon on northbound 405 Freeway at Bristol Street on-ramp.
The collision happened around 4:45 p.m. involving a civilian motorcycle, a red Volkswagen sedan and a white Toyota Camry.
Costa Mesa police responded to the scene and located the involved vehicles blocking the first and HOV lanes. The rider was down on the roadway with major injuries.
Paramedics also arrived and took the rider to a hospital for treatment of a possible broken leg.
It is unknown if speed, drugs and/or alcohol were contributing factors of the crash. The incident remains under investigation.
Due to the smaller size of motorcycle vehicles, it is important to be on the lookout for riders while driving. Always make sure it is safe by checking your side mirrors and blind spots before making a lane change. Scan the streets properly and keep your ears open for the sounds of any possible motorcycles nearby before turning at an intersection.
If you or your loved one has been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, please call us today at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury attorney. Our legal team at The Sweet Law Group has been handling and winning thousands of accident cases for over 44 years. We look forward to providing good advice for your case and there is no fee if no recovery.