Tucson, AZ – Motorcyclist Injured in Auto Accident on S Kolb Rd
Tucson, AZ (August 9, 2020) – An automobile accident late Saturday evening left one person seriously injured in the Tucson area. Just after 11:30 p.m., on August 8, the Tucson Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on South Kolb Road.
Reports provided by police show that a motorcyclist was traveling through the intersection of South Kolb Road and East 22nd Street when they were struck by a vehicle going approximately 100 miles per hour. The rider sustained critical and life-threatening injuries in the accident. The victim was transported via air support to a local hospital for treatment. At this time, the police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Arizona
Although motorcycles can be enjoyable to ride, doing so comes with significant risks to riders. The fact that so many motorists sharing the road engage in reckless and negligent actions while operating their vehicles means riders on these compact vehicles are likely to experience the negative consequences. More than 2,700 motorcycle accidents take place throughout the state of Arizona each year. Many of these accidents leave victims injured. In fact, around eight people are injured in motorcycle accidents throughout the state of Arizona each day.
In many cases, injured motorcyclists require extensive medical treatment for their injuries. Riders involved in these accidents result in debilitating injuries that force victims into hospitals and require them to spend months in therapy. Riders are left vulnerable to the impact of motor vehicles because they maintain little protection from harm while riding. As a result, many of these accidents result in debilitating injuries that force victims into hospitals. Although there are a variety of treatment options available for motorcyclists following collisions, they come at a substantial cost and without the guarantee of a full recovery. When victims are injured in accidents, due to the negligent actions of other drivers sharing the road, it is crucial that they contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Arizona as soon as possible. Working with a skilled legal team will ensure you are able to get the medical treatment you need for your injuries.
Rockafellow Law Firm’s personal injury lawyers in Arizona have fought aggressively for over 40-years to protect the legal rights of victims throughout Pima County and surrounding neighborhoods after being harmed in accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our team provides effective and aggressive legal representation to those in need to ensure they maximize their recoveries. Contact our Tucson law firm at your earliest convenience by calling (520) 334-1354 to explore legal options available for you.
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