Connecticut man injured in bike wreck
Posted On behalf of Michael D'Amico of D'Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC on May 23, 2014 in Motorcycle Accidents
A motorcycle accident can cause a person to suffer from serious injuries. A Connecticut motorcyclist was involved in a recent bike wreck with a Nissan sedan, which left him in serious condition. Reportedly, the driver of the Nissan cooperated with authorities and stayed at the scene.
The man was traveling on his motorcycle on a recent Wednesday afternoon when the crash took place. According to reports, the driver of a Nissan sedan suddenly cut in front of the motorcyclist while making a left-hand turn. The impact caused the motorcyclist to be ejected from his vehicle and into the middle of the roadway. When medical crews arrived at the scene, they reportedly discovered the motorcyclist still lying in the middle of the road, but it is not known if he was conscious or not.
The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment. The driver of the Nissan sedan stayed at the scene, and it was reported that she did not suffer any injuries. The crash is still being investigated.
A bike wreck can be traumatizing for victims who experience them. The motorcyclist in this case may have the right to file a personal injury claim against the other driver to recover financial compensation for medical expenses and lost wages. He may also experience pain and suffering as a result of his serious injuries. Depending on the outcome of this continuing investigation, the civil court system in Connecticut may award the motorcyclist damages if evidence deems the other driver responsible for the accident and the injuries that resulted.
Source: NBC Connecticut, "68-Year-Old Man Seriously Injured in Westport Motorcycle Crash", Ari Mason, May 14, 2014