Cleveland, OH (May 23, 2022) – A motorcyclist was hurt after being involved in a traffic accident in Cleveland on Saturday afternoon, May 21. The crash was reported at the corner of E. 116th Street and Kinsman Road at around 2 p.m.
It was reported that a man riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling eastbound as the driver of a 2007 GMC Yukon SUV was headed west. The SUV made a left turn at the intersection and entered the bath of the bike, and both vehicles collided. The impact caused the rider to be ejected.
The injured party was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries to the head. No further information has been provided.
An ongoing crash investigation is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Ohio
The Ohio State Highway Patrol estimates an estimated 175 deadly motorcycle accidents per year. In the reported years, motorcycle crashes were involved in almost 16% of total road deaths. In one recent year, 54 percent of deadly motorcycle collisions happened in metropolitan regions, while 46 percent occurred in rural Ohio. That year, 212 persons perished in fatal motorcycle accidents, a 31 percent growth over the previous year.
While riding a motorbike is an exciting way to explore Ohio, it is also risky. Across the state, motorcycle accidents and deaths are on the increase. You may prepare to prevent collisions and react to them when they do by being acquainted with some of the most prevalent causes of motorcycle accidents.
The team of Cleveland motorcycle crash attorneys at Joseph Law Group will fight to ensure that you obtain fair compensation after being injured in a collision, and that starts by filing a personal injury claim to recover lost compensation. We will help you construct a strong claim in order to recover lost damages resulting from the accident. For many years, our experienced legal team of personal injury lawyers has stood up for the legal rights of victims injured in motorcycle accidents and their families after terrible accidents, and our years of experience can be put to work on your personal injury claim.
Contact our offices today at 216-522-1600 to discuss your case with a qualified motorcycle crash attorney in Cleveland and to see how we can help you recover from your injuries.
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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.