Date: June 24, 2010, 06/24/2010
Location: Seattle, King County, Washington
Type: Motorcycle Accident
Outcome: Two Injured
At 2 a.m. this morning two people were taken to Harborview Medical Center after a serious motorcycle crash near Seattle’s University District on Northlake Way at 8th Avenue Northeast.
An eyewitness told reporters that a man and woman were speeding down the street on a motorcycle when it hit a divider and curb under the University Bridge.
He stated, “The next thing I knew, they come flying by me, hit the curb right over here and come flying over here. They were airborne and everything, so he broke his foot, lost his foot and she was face down.”
Washington Fatal Motorcycle Accident Statistics
Fatal motorcycle accident statistics for Washington State exist for 2007. According to that data, 65 motorcyclists died from fatal motorcycle accidents that year.
Seattle Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Everyone at the Seattle motorcycle accident law firm of Davis Law Group sends our thoughts and prayers to the two injured in the crash. This accident should never have happened. This is an example of a motorcycle accident case in which the passenger on the motorcycle may be able to seek financial damages from the driver or their insurance company. This individual would be well advised to seek the assistance of an experienced and skilled motorcycle accident attorney.