Niagara County Motorcycle Accidents Leave Two Bikers Injured
August 8th, 2012|
Two separate Niagara County motorcycle accidents occurred within hours of one another leaving two motorcycle riders seriously injured last night. WGRZ 2 News reports that the first accident occurred around midnight at the intersection of Burch Road and Route 93 in Wilson, New York.
The Niagara County Sheriff’s Department states that their investigation shows the man was rounding a curve in the road when he lost control of the motorcycle, then veered off the road and hit a ditch. The impact of the collision ejected the rider from the bike, throwing him into a nearby cornfield.
Rescue crews were able to transport the victim to a local hospital, where he remains in critical condition this morning.
Less than two hours later, another Motorcycle Accident occurred at the corner of Route 39 and Ohio Street in nearby Lockport. Reports indicate that a collision between the motorcycle and a car left the rider seriously injured. The victim was airlifted to a local medical facility and remains hospitalized.
Data collected by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles shows that in 2010, more than 98 percent of all New York Motorcycle Accidents resulted in injuries.
This is why the Buffalo Auto Accident Lawyers at the William Mattar Law Offices encourage bikers to always wear a helmet when riding, as they can reduce your chances of being killed by as much as 50 percent in the event of an accident occurring.