Langhorne, PA – Man Lost Leg in Motorcycle Crash on W Maple AvePa Accident News
Langhorne, PA (May 21, 2022) – Around 8:40 a.m. on Saturday morning, May 21, a man was seriously injured and lost his leg in a motorcycle crash in Langhorne.
According to local officials, the accident happened on West Maple Avenue in the area of Aspen Avenue. A motorcyclist was traveling in the area when their vehicle was struck by a pickup truck near the intersection due to reasons that are not yet known. After being struck by the pickup truck, the motorcycle traveled about 100 yards from the scene. There was a fuel leak caused by the wreck, as well as a wide array of damages to both vehicles.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist was assisted by an off-duty officer in the area. He was seriously injured in the accident and had to be rushed to a local hospital for treatment. The victim has since lost his leg as a result of the accident. The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt in the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area for hours as police worked to clear the scene. This took a little under an hour.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents tend to be some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads in all of Pennsylvania. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 3,398 motorcycle accidents took place within the state due to the reckless acts of others. Drivers are supposed to watch out for motorcyclists on our roads at all times so that these severe accidents can be prevented but this does not always happen. If you or someone you know has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, you should be prepared to speak with a legal advocate you can rely on.
It is never easy to face the aftermath of a motorcycle accident on your own. This is especially true knowing that you do not have the legal knowledge necessary to work through a motorcycle accident claim. Many individuals receive serious injuries in motorcycle accidents every year in Pennsylvania, including some of the following injuries:
- Road rash
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Broken bones
A motorcycle accident claim can be entirely complex in nature. This is why you should be prepared to speak with a Langhorne personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you work toward results when it comes to your motorcycle accident. We want to assist you as you attempt to get back on your feet after an accident. Proving that another party is at fault for a motorcycle accident is not always an easy thing to do. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Langhorne at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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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.