Recently a collision between a dump truck and a motorcycle on Englishtown Road near Colorado Boulevard caused serious injuries to a motorcyclist. Another motorcyclist from Monroe Township also suffered injuries.
According to reports, two motorcycles were traveling south on Englishtown Road. Meanwhile, the truck was traveling north, and then turned left into Pension Road. One or two cars stopped in southbound lanes while the truck was turning. However, the two motorcyclists did not stop.
One motorcycle flipped to the side and skidded as the rider attempted to avoid collision, but the second motorcyclist went around the traffic and was thrown off his motorcycle after striking the rear of the truck. The impact caused the motorcycle of a rider from Monroe Township to break apart.
There is a constant rise on the number of motorcycle accidents occurring every year. Among the most common causes of motorcycle crashes are motorcyclist’s negligence, the other vehicle driver’s negligence, and poor road conditions. Regardless of the cause of the accident, you may file a compensation claim if you believe you are entitled to receive compensation.
If a motorcycle crash doesn’t leave you incapacitated or unconscious, take photos of the accident scene and its surrounding areas before things are moved around. Write down everything that you can remember about the accident. The more evidence you can have for supporting your compensation claim, the more chances you have of winning your case.
If you win your case, the payout for your claim may vary depending on your age, number of dependents, sex, severity of the accident and your injuries, and other factors that a court may take into consideration. Some motorcycle accident cases, like accident claims, may take a long time to arrive at a conclusion. An experienced personal injury lawyer can provide you with sound advice on your case’s likelihood of winning and the amount of monetary compensation you may be able to receive. Call us today at (877) 996-5539 for a free consultation.