Motorcycle Rider Seriously Injured after Colliding with Van in Hemet
HEMET, CA (July 30, 2019) – A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries after a collision with a van on Florida Avenue Saturday morning.
The City of Hemet Police and Fire Departments responded to the incident at about 11:30 a.m. between Harvard and State streets. This after receiving a 911 report about a collision of a three-wheeled motorcycle and a commercial van.
Officials found a white Dodge commercial van of Pugs Sunglasses and a silver, three-wheeled, CanAm Spyder motorcycle in the westbound lanes of Florida Avenue. Stuck under the front of the van was the motorcycle rider. He was pinned between the grill of the van and his three-wheeled motorcycle.
The rider sustained severe trauma including bleeding to his right leg. Paramedics transported him to an area hospital for further treatment.
The vehicles involved blocked the westbound lanes of the roadway in front of Shooters Bar and Grill. Officials closed westbound Florida Avenue while they investigated and cleared the scene.
Motorcyclists are at great risk so it is important you are aware of them on the road. Always make sure it is safe to make a lane change. Scanning the streets, the next lane over, and using your mirrors can help you be more aware. Avoid accidents at all costs by driving defensively.
The Sweet Lawyers hold a wealth of knowledge in personal injury cases. If you’ve suffered a debilitating injury in a motorcycle accident, take legal action. We provide aggressive representation and compassionate guidance to our clients. We know that hiring an attorney may take time and research. However, when you choose us, we’ll be sure to start on your case in the first several hours while you rest and recover. To seek justice, a maximum settlement and prosecution against the reckless driver, contact us at (800) 674 7852.