Person Injured in Ettersburg Dirt Bike Collision on Wilder Ridge and Ettersburg Roads
Ettersburg, California (February 10, 2020) – A rider was taken to a hospital with major injuries following a crash involving a dirt bike and a van on Sunday afternoon in Ettersburg.
The California Highway Patrol said the incident was reported at around noon February 9, on Wilder Ridge and Ettersburg Roads.
According to the report, a dirt bike rider was hit by a white van. It's unclear what led to the collision.
The bike rider sustained major injuries and was transported to a hospital for treatment.
The van’s driver had back pain.
No further details were released.
The crash is under investigation.
“Far too many bicycle collisions are caused by the carelessness or recklessness of other motorists. Sadly, when this occurs, motorcyclists are the ones who tend to suffer the vast majority of injuries”, according to Arin Khodaverdian, Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group. Under California’s rule of comparative negligence, a victim may be able to collect compensation for injuries and other damages even if you were partly at fault for the accident.