Erie, PA – Motorcycle Accident with Injuries at E 38th St Post OfficeLaw Pa
Erie, PA (August 15, 2020) – Early Friday afternoon in Erie, a motorcycle accident with injuries took place in front of a post office.
According to local authorities, the collision happened on East 38th Street in front of the local post office. Erie Police confirmed that the driver of a Buick was leaving the post office parking lot to head in the eastbound direction. When they pulled out, a motorcyclist came into view and slammed into the side of the vehicle, unable to stop in time.
The driver of the Buick was not injured but the unidentified driver of the motorcycle was taken to the hospital for unspecified injuries.
Police confirmed that the roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time until they were able to clear the scene.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Facing the aftermath of a motorcycle accident can be a difficult task but one that many victims face alone every single year. Pennsylvania motorcycle accidents are on the rise, which means that drivers must start taking more and more precautions to prevent these horrific accidents once and for all. Recent statistics have shown that approximately 2.7% of accidents that occur on roads in Pennsylvania involve a motorcycle, and they are also among some of the most severe crashes on our roads. Being injured in a motorcycle accident can impact your life in many ways, especially if you are trying to get back on your feet physically as the bills continue to pile up against you. Luckily, with the help of an accident attorney on your side, you may find that it is not so difficult to move forward and receive the results you wanted after all.
When drivers are not focused on others around them, motorcycle accidents take place in the blink of an eye. One thing that is important to note about these accidents is, due to the fact that they involve some of the most vulnerable parties, they are capable of causing extensive harm. Some of the injuries that are most common in these accidents include TBIs, fractures, spinal cord injuries, road rash, and more. Being harmed in a collision that is not your fault can be incredibly challenging, as well as frightening as you face the reality of the legal system for the first time. Luckily, our personal injury attorneys in Pennsylvania are here to assist you every step of the way.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our accident attorneys in Pennsylvania are here to protect the rights of victims after life-altering motorcycle accidents. We will aggressively defend your rights against a party that has caused you harm, as well as the insurance companies that may try to take advantage of you after an accident. Being injured in an accident might be a difficult time in your life but you have many options along the way. Please contact a Pennsylvania motorcycle accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 for more information on the options available for you.
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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.