Date: January 10, 2010, 01/10/10
Location: Highway 18 in Auburn
Outcome: One Injured
A teenage motorcycle accident occurred Sunday night on Highway 18 in Auburn.
The teen was sent to Harborview Medical Center with broken bones and a possible head injury. According to paramedics, a helmet was being worn at the time of the accident.
Washington State Trooper Dan McDonald said the motorcyclist was travelling at high speeds, which was the main factor in the crash, when he ran his motorcycle into the back of a stalled car on Highway 18.
The impact from the crash actually pushed the woman's car into the center lane.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation and drugs and alcohol have not been ruled out as factors in the crash.
Motorcycle crash statistics state that motorcycle fatalities account for 14% of all total crash fatalities.
If you or someone you know has been critically injured in a motorcycle accident, it would be in your best interest to speak with an experienced Bellevue motorcycle accident lawyer who can review the facts of your case and ensure that you are receiving fair compensation for any expenses related to your injury.