Latham, NY: Motorcycle Rider Suffers Multiple Broken Bones
Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at 12:26 am
Latham, NY (April 30, 2019) – A seriously injurious motorcycle crash was reported to have taken place at an unspecified time on Monday evening, April 29th, according to police. The accident occurred on Troy-Schenectady Road and resulted in the hospitalization of the motorcyclist involved.
According to witnesses, an SUV is believed to have been traveling east along the aforementioned road when the operator attempted to make a left turn onto Sylvan Avenue. An unidentified motorcycle rider was reported to have been heading in the same direction when they tried to pass the turning SUV.
Emergency medical personnel were immediately called to the scene, where they transported the severely injured motorcyclist to Albany Medical Center for treatment. The patient sustained multiple broken bones but no information has been released concerning their current condition. The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.
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Our sincere sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the injured victim of this accident, first and foremost, as we uphold our highest hopes for their full recovery. Motorcycle accidents in New York are often injurious or fatal, especially considering that there is very little protection in place for a rider at the time of impact. While it can be extremely difficult, it is important for the victim to know that they may have significant rights moving forward.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their careers to those who have suffered due to the actions of another person or other negligent entity. We understand that there is nearly nothing as challenging as recovering from a sudden injury and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
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