Motorcyclist Injured in 4-Vehicle Collision on Highway 101
Salinas, CA (August 21, 2021) On Thursday, a motorcycle rider was injured in a 4-vehicle crash on Highway 101 near Esperanza Road between Salinas and Chualar.
The Monterey County Regional Fire Protection District says a big rig and a motorcycle were caught in the collision.
Authorities say the semi caught fire while the motorcycle was underneath it.
Fortunately, both motorists were off their respective vehicles when it happened.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) the motorcycle rider was taken to a hospital for immediate treatment of their injuries.
Furthermore, southbound traffic on Highway 101 is slow and motorists are using the right shoulder.
When driving, it is important to follow all driving laws and the conditions of the road. If you see any vehicle or driver that looks dangerous, keep your distance. If you see a vehicle weaving in and out of the lanes, following too closely, or traveling at a higher rate of speed, move over a few lanes and get out of their way. Drive defensively to ensure the safety of surrounding vehicles, drivers, and pedestrians.
It is important to always abide by all traffic laws and to do your part to prevent devastating consequences to you and others. Thus, if you find yourself unable to safely operate a vehicle, there are always other options for transportation.
We Recommend That You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer
Each year, around 20-50 million people suffer injuries due to a vehicle crash. Unfortunately, not everyone knows about the things you should do next after an injury crash.
The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
Thus, the most valuable step you can take in response to a crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
“Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring. A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Moreover, injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
Call Sweet Lawyers if you are in a motorcycle accident. Our firm tackles motorcycle accidents that have settled for more than $600 million dollars in lawsuits. If you want to work with a team of experienced attorneys who will go to great lengths for your future, call(800) 674 7854. You can also reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by online chat, text message, and email. Above all, our team is here for you.