Investigation Underway After Rochester Motorcycle Accident by Lee Road and Ridgeway Avenue
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (October 2, 2023) – A motorcyclist was injured in a Rochester car accident by the intersection of Lee Road and Ridgeway Road.
Rochester police officials are saying that the accident took place around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. A driver was involved in a collision with a motorcycle under unclear conditions.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
Liability For Rochester Motorcycle Accidents
Thousands of motorcyclists are injured every year in car accidents. According to Forbes, “2020 was a bad year for motorcycle riders. A total of 5,579 were killed in fatal traffic accidents. This was the highest number of motorcycle accident deaths since the Fatality Analysis Reporting System was first started in 1975.” Victims of motorcycle collisions tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Organ damage
All drivers have a legal obligation to reduce their speed in order to avoid collisions. No person shall operate a motor vehicle at a speed greater than what would be safe or reasonable given the prevailing conditions of the road. Any person that is injured in a car accident may be able to seek aid through a civil claim. A motorcycle accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating New York Motorcycle Accidents
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to the motorcyclist injured in this collision. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Rochester motorcycle accident? Our team of motorcycle accident attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support after a collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.