Now that the heat of the summer has begun to dwindle and the leaves are beginning to change across Connecticut, many motorcycle enthusiasts are excited to take their bikes for a spin. Unfortunately, motorcycle drivers are often in close proximity to larger vehicles, and the risk of injury during a motorcycle crash is substantial. Even when riders wear a helmet and do their best to safely maneuver through traffic, serious injury and even death remain a grim possibility.
Recently, a motorcycle driver from Connecticut was making his way through evening traffic. As he attempted to pass an SUV, the driver of the larger vehicle turned left, possibly never even seeing the motorcycle. The driver of the SUV struck the motorcycle as it turned.
When rescuers arrived, they discovered that the motorcyclist was trapped under the SUV. Emergency personnel from the local fire department had to come remove the injures man from underneath the large passenger vehicle. He was transported to a hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive, but the extent of his injuries is not yet clear.
Suffering injury in a motorcycle crash can be a traumatic experience. Victims may feel overwhelmed when they must deal with medical bills, police investigations, inability to work due to injuries and many other potential consequences following an accident. Many victims choose to rely upon an experienced attorney. An attorney can often help victims deal with the aftermath of a crash, giving them time to heal and recover both physically and mentally from the accident.