Two People Seriously Injured in Phoenix Motorcycle Accident
Drivers of vehicles owe a legal duty of care to those around them who could be affected by their actions and decisions. This not only includes passengers of vehicles, but it clearly includes those who are driving motorcycles. While it's too early to know exactly what occurred, what is known is that two people were seriously injured in a Phoenix motorcycle accident that involved only that vehicle. Police are continuing to investigate the situation and have not yet identified the parties involved in the crash.
According to the police, this Phoenix motorcycle accident occurred last night at 9:20 p.m. when an unidentified 53-year-old man and an unidentified 47-year-old woman were riding a motorcycle on the northbound Interstate 17 near Cactus Road. At that point, both parties fell off of the motorcycle and were seriously injured as a result. Updates on their conditions were not released, and the cause of this crash has not yet been identified. What is known is that the parties were rushed to the nearest hospital for emergency treatment.
Arizona Motorcycle Accidents
First and foremost, we'd like to express our hope that the people who were injured in this Phoenix motorcycle accident are both able to recover from the harm they have suffered and get back into their lives soon. In addition, this crash will now become part of the overall statistics regarding Arizona motorcycle accidents. Every year, almost 3,000 such crashes occur, leading to nearly 2,500 injuries and to more than 10 fatalities every month.
Phoenix Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Clearly, more information would be necessary with regards to this Phoenix motorcycle accident before any determination of legal rights and options could be made. However, if it turns out that the driver in this crash was at fault, it could lead to the filing of an Arizona personal injury lawsuit. If such a lawsuit is filed and it's successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the plaintiff for medical costs, lost income and pain and suffering.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a crash, you need to seek the help of Phoenix motorcycle accident lawyers who have been holding those responsible for this type of harm accountable for many years. Contact the Phillips Law Group today to schedule a free initial consultation.