Motorcycle Involved In Collision With SUV In Lockport
LOCKPORT, NEW YORK (November 18, 2023) – Two people were injured after a collision between a motorcycle and an SUV along Transit Road in Lockport.
Lockport police officials are saying that the accident took place around 5:10 p.m. on Tuesday. A motorcyclist and an SUV were involved in a collision under uncertain conditions.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. Two people were taken to the hospital.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Lockport Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcyclists lack many of the protections of enclosed vehicles leaving their riders at greater risk of being injured in a collision. According to the National Safety Council, “Although motorcycles make up only 3% of all registered vehicles and 0.6% of all vehicle miles traveled in the United States, motorcyclists accounted for 14% of all traffic fatalities, 17% of all occupant fatalities, and 3% of all occupant injuries in 2021.” Victims of motorcycle accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including.
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
All drivers must exercise due care in order to avoid collisions. A large portion of accidents involve drivers that were traveling too fast for the prevailing conditions. Any person injured in a car 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 people injured in this Lockport collision. It is our sincere hope that they are able to make a full recovery. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Lockport 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. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.