Allentown, NJ (March 2, 2022) – On Wednesday afternoon, March 2, a serious motorcycle accident led to injuries at an Allentown intersection.
New Jersey State Police officials confirmed that the crash happened at 4:20 p.m. at the intersection of CR-524 and CR-43. Police confirmed that a 60-year-old man was operating a Honda motorcycle and traveling eastbound at the intersection. The driver entered the intersection, when his motorcycle was struck by a Toyota Rav4. The accident led to extensive damages to both vehicles.
Several responders, including Hope Fire Company and Capital Health Paramedics, were dispatched to the scene to help. The motorcyclist was rushed to Capital Health Regional Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening injuries. His current condition is not yet known. The other driver was not hurt in the collision.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in almost all lanes at the intersection for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it is available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey
Motorcycle accidents have been steadily increasing over the years as more and more motorcyclists hit the roads. Between 2013 and 2017, data was collected showing that you have approximately an 82% of chance of being injured if you are involved in a New Jersey motorcycle crash. On top of this, hundreds of victims are killed in these horrific accidents every single year within the state. Though riding a motorcycle may seem fun and efficient, it can also be incredibly dangerous. This is why, if you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident caused by another party, you should have an understanding of your options. Speaking with an attorney can put you on the right path at this time.
An experienced Allentown motorcycle accident attorney can help you through one of the most difficult moments of your life after an accident. This is especially true if you have sustained life-threatening injuries in your accident. Some of the most catastrophic injuries that stem from motorcycle accidents yearly include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Road rash
- Organ damage
It is true that there are no guarantees when it comes to bringing a claim. However, it is worth a shot to get back on your feet after an accident has turned your life upside-down. This is why you should immediately speak with an Allentown personal injury attorney that you can trust.
Allentown Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we are here to stand by your side after you have sustained harm in a New Jersey motorcycle accident. Our attorneys have years of experience advocating for those involved in accidents and will help you through one of the most challenging times in your life. You deserve legal help and advice every step of the way when it comes to bringing your claim. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Allentown at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can help you.
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