• Blog
  • 2020
  • Jun
  • Motorcyclist Injured in Collision at Hamner Avenue and 3rd Street in Norco

Motorcyclist Injured in Collision at Hamner Avenue and 3rd Street in Norco

Man Seriously Injured in Norco Motorcycle Crash at Hamner Avenue and 3rd Street

Norco, California (June 19, 2020) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a traffic collision that happened on Thursday morning in Norco.

Norco Police Department said the accident was reported at about 10:13 a.m. June 18, at the intersection of Hamner Avenue and 3rd Street.

A motorcyclist was riding his bike northbound on Hamner Avenue when he rear-ended a small pickup truck for unknown reasons.

The impact of the collision ejected the motorcyclist from his bike.

The pickup truck then entered the southbound lanes and collided with another vehicle.

The rider suffered critical injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Both drivers remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.

No further information about the accident was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

What to Do At the Accident Scene

Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.

  1. Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
  2. Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
  3. Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
  4. If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle’s hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
  5. Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
  6. If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
  7. Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
  8. Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.

After leaving the accident scene,

  1. Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
  2. Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
  3. Get a property damage valuation.
  4. If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
  5. Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
  6. Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.
0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply