Idaho State Police reported a head-on motorcycle accident involving three motorcycles. Two motorcycles from Canada were traveling northbound on US93 were they were both struck by a motorcyclist who had crossed over the center line while negotiating a curve. The two motorcyclists from Canada were airlifted to a nearby medical center in Idaho Falls for evaluation of injuries. The motorcyclist who caused the crash was transported by ground ambulance to a medical center in Salmon, Idaho.
Head-on Motorcycle Accident
Head-on motorcycle accidents with another motorcycle are likely uncommon and may not occur as often as other types of motorcycle accidents. However, when they do happen the consequences can be devastating. Serious injuries, including death, are possible. Thus, it is important to understand some common causes of head-on motorcycle accidents as well as the injuries that can result. You also should know what to do after a head-on collision.
Common Causes for Head-on Motorcycle Accidents
When one vehicle crosses over the center line or when a driver is traveling the wrong way down a one-way street or highway, it is known as a head-on collision. Causes for these types of accidents include the following.
- Driver error
- Driving drowsy
- Driving distracted
- Drunk driving
- Other negligence
Any driver found negligent for a head-on collision needs to be held liable for the damages that result from the crash. Contact Brent Gordon Law Firm to receive fair compensation from a negligent driver by calling (208) 552-0467.
Common Injuries Caused by a Head-on Motorcycle Accident
The most significant type of damage suffered from a head-on motorcycle accident is most commonly the injuries. Injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident are frequently severe and involve costly medical expenses from surgeries or long hospital stays. The following are some common injuries following a head-on collision.
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Facial or dental injuries
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries
- Open wounds
In some cases, following a severe motorcycle accident, the rider may not recover resulting in a wrongful death case. Brent Gordon Law is also here to help in such situations.
Receive Fair Compensation Following a Head-on Motorcycle Accident
Don’t wait to contact a motorcycle accident attorney. The lawyers at Brent Gordon Law are aggressive, experienced, and trusted. Our law firm will fight to ensure you get a fair settlement for your injuries. We believe every client deserves fair representation against big insurance companies with deep pockets. Call the law office of Brent Gordon now at (208) 552-0467 for a free consultation with an experienced attorney. We can usually tell you over the phone if you have a good case.
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