Ashland, PA – One Injured in Motorcycle Accident on PA-901Law Pa
Ashland, PA (August 13, 2020) – Around 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, August 11, one person was injured in a motorcycle accident in Ashland.
The accident, according to authorities, took place on PA-901 around the area of Black Creek Road and Post Road. Police confirmed that, for reasons that are not yet known, a motorcycle and a utility truck collided with each other.
The operator of the motorcycle, who has not yet been identified by police, was the only person injured in the accident. The motorcyclist was thrown from the bike as soon as the two vehicles collided.
Responders confirmed that the front of the motorcycle was badly damaged and the bumper of the truck also received damages.
The roadway was blocked in the area while police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania, many serious accidents take place each year due to the negligence of others. Among the most severe accidents are motorcycle collisions, which typically involve two vehicles. According to recent statistics, approximately 2.7% of accidents that occur on Pennsylvania roads involve a motorcycle. Though this may seem like a low percentage, it is important to note that motorcycle accidents also lead to some of the most catastrophic injuries and even fatalities. Because it is not unusual for these accidents to lead to severe injuries, it is important that victims know that they have options. With the help of a skilled attorney, somebody who has been injured in a motorcycle accident will be able to move forward and come to terms with their accident.
Motorcycle accidents typically occur when a driver is not paying close attention to the roads around them. These accidents, which take place in the blink of an eye but are highly preventable, lead to serious injuries like spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. The awful reality is that many injured victims will feel as if they have to pay for their damages all on their own as they work on their physical recovery. If you are able to show that another party is to blame, you will be able to gain compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. Speaking with a personal injury attorney in Pennsylvania is one of the best decisions that you can make.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our Pennsylvania accident attorneys have stood by the sides of victims injured in motorcycle accidents throughout the state. We will aggressively protect your rights as you hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you. Nobody is ever fully prepared for an accident but, with the assistance of an attorney by your side, you can move forward if you have been affected by one of these devastating accidents. Please contact a Pennsylvania motorcycle accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 for more information on your legal options.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of 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. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.