Motorcycle Crash In University District Sends Two To Hospital

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.

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Mischelle Davis
Davis Law Group's Director of Operations & Client Communications
In most cases, motorcycle accidents happen on intersections. Whether the driver is speeding or not, its may also be due to another vehicle that the drivers has bumped to. Also, motorcycle accidents turn into fatalities due to not wearing of helmets.
by John Morton August 3, 2010 at 08:46 PM
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