Millcreek Township, PA (July 19, 2018) On Thursday night, approximately 9:35 p.m., a motorcyclist named Ronald Askins crashed his motorcycle in the 1700 block of Norcross Road. The EMS transported Askins to UPMC Hamot due to his injuries. The severity of his injuries is unknown. The cause of the accident is also unclear. Investigators will determine who is liable and at fault for the crash.
Drivers don’t always see motorcyclists on the road, which is one of the main causes for motorcycle accidents. Although all drivers are responsible for being aware of their surroundings. However, drivers still text, eat, drive under the influence, driver under the influence, and fall asleep at the wheel. All of these acts are examples of negligent driving. There are other causes for motorcycle accidents, such as bad road conditions or malfunctioning auto parts.
Investigators will determine if the crash occurred due to bad road conditions or if another vehicle caused the crash. The crash could have also been causes by a defective auto part. Depending on the evidence and the severity of Askins’ injuries, he could file a personal injury lawsuit to be compensated for current and future medical expenses.
At Edelstein, Martin, & Nelson, we understand how life-changing and life-threatening motorcycle accidents can be, which is why we make it our priority to ensure our clients receive compensation for their accidents. If the accident occurred due to reasons outside of our clients’ control, then they deserve financial assistance with all economic and non-economic damages. If a motorcycle accident caused you, or someone you love injuries, call 888-208-1810.