Motorcyclist Airlifted to Hospital After Keene Collision By the Intersection of State Route 73 and Route 9N
KEENE, NEW YORK (November 18, 2023) – A motorcyclist was critically injured in a Keene car accident by the intersection of State Route 73 and Route 9N.
Keene police officials are saying that the crash took place around 4:15 p.m. on Monday. A driver failed to yield the right of way before striking a motorcycle.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. The female motorcyclist was airlifted to the hospital in critical condition.
Liability For Keene Car Accidents
Thousands of motorcyclists are killed or seriously injured every year in motorcycle accidents. According to Forbes, “In 2020, a total of 82,528 motorcycle riders sustained injuries. A total of 468 injuries occurred per 100 million vehicle miles traveled over the course of that year.” There are many factors that could contribute to a motorcycle accident.
- Drivers may be distracted by their cellphones.
- Drivers may loose control due to weather conditions.
- Drivers may fail to check their blind spots before turning.
The vast majority of motorcycle accidents are preventable and involve some amount of driver error. This often involves drivers that overlook motorcyclists. Any person that is injured in a motorcycle accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A personal injury attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating New York Car Accidents
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to the woman injured in this collision. It is our hope that she is able to make a full recovery. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Keene car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims get the support and justice that they deserve. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support after a crash we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.