Cleveland, OH (October 20, 2023) – A serious motorcycle accident reported in the Union-Miles Park neighborhood on Wednesday evening left one person injured.
At around 11:30 p.m. on October 18, the Cleveland Police Department responded to a crash on Union Avenue.
According to official reports, a white motorcycle was struck by a car on Union Avenue at the intersection of East 98th Street. The vehicle then proceeded through and struck a fire hydrant. The driver then fled the scene on foot.
The motorcyclist suffered injuries as a result of the collision. The victim was loaded into an ambulance and rushed to a local hospital for emergency care.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Ohio
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can have a devastating impact on your life. As you can imagine, motorcycle accidents are more likely to result in severe injuries due to the exposed nature of the victims. Victims of motorcycle accidents are more likely to suffer from traumatic brain injuries, severe spinal cord fractures, and severe cuts and lacerations. Any injury following an accident can be quite difficult to deal with. Many victims require emergency surgery. Countless injured parties have to go through months of therapy and rehabilitation.
Not only is it quite painful and time-consuming to deal with the injuries that motorcycle accidents bring, but it is also incredibly costly. In severe cases, victims can spend over $100,000 just for the care that they require following their accident. It does not seem right that injured parties should have to pay so much money for injuries that they suffered due to the negligent actions of another person. For this reason, crash victims are encouraged to reach out to a Cleveland motorcycle accident lawyer at once.
Following your accident, you have the opportunity to request compensation to alleviate your medical expenses, offset your lost wages, and repair your vehicle to get back on the road in a timely manner. Although there is no legal requirement to hire an attorney, doing so will provide you with the best chance of getting the maximum possible compensation for your losses and damages.
At Joseph Law Group, our commitment to providing top-notch legal representation goes beyond just fighting for our clients’ rights and compensation. We strive to help them on their journey toward regaining their quality of life as we understand the impact a personal injury can have on an individual’s physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Our team of experienced attorneys has the resources, knowledge, and passion needed to ensure that every client receives the justice they deserve. If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence in Ohio, do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at 216-522-1600. Let us be your support and advocate during this difficult time, and let us help you get back on track towards healing and recovery.
Note: Our writers use outside sources when writing these posts. These outside sources include but are not limited to news outlet reports, local and state police accident reports, social media posts, eyewitness accounts, and other sources about accidents that take place in and around the Greater Cleveland area. We do not independently verify the facts surrounding this injury accident. If there is something inaccurate in our story, please notify us immediately so that we can correct the post as soon as possible. We will remove a story if requested.
Disclaimer: Our team of attorneys at Joseph Law Group has been helping injured victims and their families throughout the state of Ohio for decades. We hope that these posts will be a reminder to our community members to use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle to avoid and prevent being involved in a serious accident that results in injury. This is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.