The majority of the world saw mandated stay-at-home orders to prevent the spread of the pandemic this year but even with traffic lessening throughout Colorado, we saw more fatal accidents than in 2019. How does that happen?
Early Wednesday morning, August 26th, 2020, a motorcyclist was headed westbound on Highway 6&50 in Grand Junction when a vehicle traveling eastbound made a hasty left turn onto Independent Avenue striking the motorcycle. The rider was unfortunately not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Riding a motorcycle can be a wonderful way to enjoy the beautiful weather or unwind after a long day. Unfortunately, it can also be a dangerous past time and 80% of all motorcycle accidents result in injury or wrongful death.
Recent statistics regarding motorcycle accidents are both alarming and sobering. Although the number of fatalities resulting from motor vehicle accidents has declined somewhat, fatalities of motorcyclists have increased.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident it is important to find an aggressive and experienced motorcycle accident attorney to handle your case. But with so many attorneys out there, here is how to choose the one that is right for you.
The number one cause of motorcycle accidents is driver negligence: Unfortunately, many motorcycle accidents occur simply because the other driver failed to notice a motorcyclist on the roadway. Victim's compensation after these accidents is imperative.