Bangor, PA – Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Slate BeltPa Accident News
Bangor, PA (June 6, 2021) – At 10 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, June 5, a motorcycle accident occurred in Bangor.
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened on the Slate Belt near the exit for Wind Gap. Police confirmed that 65-year-old Leonard Napolitano was operating a motorcycle when he suddenly lost control, crashing on the highway.
Napolitano and his passenger, identified as 55-year-old Tina Dibiagio-Napolitano, were both injured in the accident. They were both rushed to serious hospitals by ambulances and medical helicopters.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania motorcycle accidents have been happening more and more commonly over the years. In 2016 alone, in fact, it was reported that motorcycle accidents increased 1.2%. Though this seems like a small percentage, this means that hundreds of motorcyclists are seriously injured and others are killed every single year throughout the state. Motorcyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads, which means that drivers are always expected to watch out for these parties. If you have been hurt in an accident, you should seek the immediate help of an accident attorney.
Being injured in a Pennsylvania motorcycle accident might be one of the most devastating and traumatic things that you have ever endured. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to many different reasons such as driver distractions, drunk driving, fatigue, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident, you will likely have a variety of questions that you will not be able to answer without legal help. It is important that you speak with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney during these challenging times.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have diligently assisted those injured in motorcycle accidents over the years. We believe that you have many options under Pennsylvania accident law and will stand by your side as you work toward results. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
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