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Accident: 112090.015 - Employee Is Paralyzed After Crashing Motorcycle During Train

Accident: 112090.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 07/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1335924.01508/06/2018Riverside County Sheriff'S Department
At 3:50 p.m. on July 24, 2018, an employee was riding his motorcycle on an EVOC course and was engaged in a traffic stop simulation. The employee was traveling at an estimated speed of approximately 50 miles per hour and was pursuing a tra ining vehicle when he entered a dip in the road. The employee became airborne a s he exited the dip and hit a traffic sign before flipping in the air coming to an abrupt stop in the dirt. The employee fractured his right scapula and a rib as well as injuring his vertebra causing paralysis from his chest downward. The employee was airlifted by helicopter to Loma Linda University Medical Center, w here he was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, motorcycle, paralysis, rib, shoulder, struck against, traffic accident, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1335924.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Law Enforcement: Police

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