Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Jan 06, 2011 in Auto Accidents
Mild winter weather in Phoenix, Arizona encourages motorcycle riding year-round, however, with this benefit comes year-round concern about motorcycle accidents and injuries in and around the Phoenix metro area. During the holiday season, alcohol-related motorcycle accidents increase as more holiday revelers take to their bikes after seasonal celebrations. If you or a loved one has been injured in a drunk driving motorcycle accident, contact an Arizona motorcycle accident lawyer today about your right to representation.
On January 1, 2010 a serious motorcycle accident in the North Valley area of Phoenix injured two people severely and sent them to the hospital. The accident happened at 19th Avenue and Jomax Road on Saturday afternoon. Police said the motorcycle was traveling North on 19th Avenue and failed to completely make the left turn onto Jomax Road. Police said the riders, a man and a woman both in their 40s, were not wearing helmets. The woman was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with a broken arm, police said. The man was flown to a local hospital, and his condition was unknown Saturday night.Phoenix police are still trying to determine a cause and believe alcohol may have been a factor.
There is never an excuse for drinking and driving, and operating a motorcycle while under the influence of alcohol can be just as dangerous as operating a car or truck. When alcohol is involved, drunk driving accidents on motorcycles become increasingly dangerous and criminal charges may be filed. Victims of drunk driving motorcycle accidents may be subject to injuries which prevent them from performing everyday duties, returning to work or taking care of their families.
If you have been the victim of a negligent drunk driver on a motorcycle, contact a personal injury attorney today about your legal right for compensation for your pain and suffering. The attorneys at Phillips Law Group Law Firm have years of experience in drunk driving and accident litigation and will fight for your rights.
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