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Teenage girl injured in California motorcycle accident

When we write about motorcycle accidents in this personal injury blog, they usually involve a crash between a car and a motorcycle. More often than not, they involve some level of carelessness on the part of the car's driver and result in significant injury to the motorcyclist. But in a recent motorcycle accident in California, none of those common characteristics were present.

The crash occurred in Moss Beach, California, which is about 500 miles up the coast from San Diego. According to a report from the California State Highway Patrol, a 15-year-old girl was walking eastbound across a highway on her way to school in the early morning hours. Suddenly, the teenager was struck by an oncoming motorcycle.

The bike was driven by a 48-year-old California man who was traveling south on the highway. It is not clear whether the motorcyclist simply did not see the girl, or whether he was distracted or driving carelessly prior to the crash. There are also no reports of the speed at which the man was traveling when he hit the girl.

The teenager was airlifted to Stanford hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. She reportedly does not have any broken bones, but is dealing with intense pain. The motorcycle driver was not injured in the crash.

This is the second pedestrian accident to occur in Moss Beach in recent weeks. In early December, a woman was hit by a car in the same intersection as the most recent crash. She suffered major internal injuries, but her current status is unknown.

Source: Half Moon Bay Patch, "Motorcycle Hits 15-Year-Old in Moss Beach," Kristine Wong, Jan. 10, 2012

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