Moorpark, CA – Motorcyclist Hurt in Crash on Highway 118

Moorpark, CA (March 1, 2020) – A male motorcyclist was hurt in a crash that took place in Moorpark on Friday, March 28th. The crash happened around 6:10 p.m. on Highway 118.

According to reports from the California Highway Patrol, the crash involved the motorcycle and a semi-truck. The two vehicles collided in the westbound lanes of the roadway, near the intersection with 1st Street. The crash caused the rider to be thrown from his bike. The motorcyclist suffered major injuries in the crash and was transported to a hospital for treatment.

Due to the impact of the collision, the rider was ejected from his bike.

The cause of the crash and the identity of the victim have not been revealed at this time. There were no other injuries reported. The collision remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim. We hope for their full recovery.

Moorpark Motorcycle Crash on Highway 118

There are thousands of motorcycle crashes each year in California. When a motorcyclist is involved in a collision, they are several times more likely to be hurt or killed in the crash compared to those riding in a car or other larger vehicle. Motorcyclists should always take basic safety precautions, including wearing helmets, driving defensively and keeping a lookout for others on the roadway.

In many cases, however, the crash may be simply unavoidable. Negligent drivers are everywhere on our roadway and their actions can cause a catastrophic crash to occur in a matter of seconds. Police will continue to investigate this crash in order to determine the cause. 

If you or a loved one have been involved in a collision, our California motorcycle accident lawyers at The May Firm are here for you at any time. For your free consultation, please give us a call at (844) 629-3476.               

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