Rider Injured in Concord Motorcycle Accident on Highway 242 near Port Chicago Highway Off-Ramp
Concord, California (February 19, 2020) – Authorities are investigating a Tuesday night motorcycle accident involving a car that left a motorcyclist injured in Concord.
At about 7:30 p.m., on February 18, a crash occurred in the northbound lanes of Highway 242, just south of Port Chicago Highway off-ramp and Highway 4.
The police said a car of unknown model cut off a motorcycle for reasons yet to be established.
First responders found the rider on the right-hand shoulder suffering from a broken leg. The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Firefighters closed Lanes Nos. 1 and 2 as a result of the crash.
An investigation is underway.
“Far too many motorcycle 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.