April 19, 2023
Orange, CA – Multi-Car Crash on SR 55 at Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA (April 19, 2023) – Multiple vehicles and a motorcycle were involved in a crash that took place in Orange on Wednesday, April 19th. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of State Route 55 near Chapman Avenue.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a Yamaha motorcycle, a Mercedes Benz, and two other vehicles were involved in a crash that took place in the number 1 and number 2 lanes of State Route 55. Fire crews and paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The motorcyclist was injured in the accident and received treatment at the scene. The victim was then transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment. The nature and extent of the victim’s injuries are not known at this time. It is unclear if anyone else was injured as a result of the crash.
The road was partially closed while police investigated the accident. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find an alternate route of travel.
The accident is under investigation. There is no additional information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the injured victim following this motorcycle crash in Orange. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in California
Every year, thousands of motorcycle accidents take place in California. Approximately 600 people are killed, and more than 14,000 are injured in these accidents. The injury rate for motorcycle accidents is very high. According to some estimates, more than 85% of all California motorcycle crashes will result in some type of injury to those involved. In many cases, the motorcyclist is not at fault. Other drivers are responsible for many California motorcycle accidents. Speeding, negligent driving, reckless driving, and distraction are among the most common causes of motorcycle crashes. This accident will continue to be closely investigated in order to determine the cause.
Being a victim of a serious accident can result in many unexpected and unanticipated problems. Victims may suffer serious pain and suffering, debilitating injuries, and high medical costs. If your loved one was affected, you are likely also struggling to adapt to a new normal. However, you should keep in mind that you may have valuable legal rights during this time. Under California law, victims may be able to recover for their injuries and receive compensation for their medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and potentially more. Only an experienced attorney can advise you on the best way to proceed.
At Madison Law Group, our team of California motorcycle accident lawyers is here to help in your time of need. We have many years of experience handling some of the most serious crash cases, and we want to assist you in securing your future. We strongly believe that all negligent drivers should bear full responsibility for their actions.
Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. We offer a free consultation for all potential clients. To schedule your time to speak with a motorcycle accident lawyer in Orange, please give us a call at (310) 201-7676.