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Stockton, CA – Police Officer Injured after Motorcycle Accident at Intersection of Claremont and Yokuts Avenue

Stockton, CA (August 29, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a police officer sustained injuries as the result of a motorcycle accident that took place at the intersection of Claremont and Yokuts Avenues, behind the Weberstown and Sherwood Malls. The collision occurred at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. As of today, authorities have identified the injured victim as Officer James Nance, a member of the Stockton Police who is part of the traffic division. No details concerning the identity of the motorist involved in the crash have been revealed at this time.

According to the report, Officer Nance had been riding his motorcycle near Claremont and Yokuts Avenues. Officials confirmed he had been completing routine distracted driving enforcement and had activated his bike lights prior to the incident.

Motorcycle Accident in Stockton

Simultaneously, a Honda SUV was traveling down Yokuts Avenue when, for indeterminate reasons, it plowed into Officer Nance’s motorcycle. Sometime later, emergency personnel brought Nance to a nearby hospital, where he was stabilized.

The current condition of the officer had not yet been revealed.

Officers also confirmed the Honda’s hood and windshield were severely damaged during the impact.

After the accident, authorities shut down multiple blocks between Yokuts and Pacific Avenues for a total of four hours. At 2:00 PM, the roadway was opened up.

As of now, the investigation is ongoing.

We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our most loving thoughts to Officer James Nance and wish him a swift and complete recovery from his injuries.

Motorcycle Accident in Stockton

Given the circumstances, many issues surrounding the motorcycle accident on Claremont and Yokuts Avenues remain unresolved. As the investigation continues, forensic teams will inspect the motorcycle and the Honda and examine photos of the crash site to determine if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the collision in any way. Likewise, officials will consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, recklessness, or distracted driving played any role in the events leading up to the accident.

Once the case is resolved, the injured officer may have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit and, ultimately, receive compensation for multiple inconveniences including painful injuries, medical bills, and vehicle damage.

We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.

If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.

Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.


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