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Bremerton, Washington – Motorcyclist Injured in Car-Motorcycle Collision at Highway 3

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Posted on May 10, 2019

Bremerton, Washington (May 8, 2019) – A motorcyclist sustained serious injuries after colliding with a car on Highway 3 at Lake Flora Road on Wednesday afternoon. The victim was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment. No other injuries have been reported.

The crash happened on 3:30 p.m. The Washington State Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident. Intoxicants are not suspected to be involved.

About Motorcycle Accidents

Much like any other vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents can easily come out of lapse of attention and careless maneuvers.  It is important to always observe proper driving and consideration for other vehicles, something which all motorcycle drivers should keep in mind as 3/4 of motorcycle accidents involve another vehicle. This is most likely due to a motorcycle’s overall visibility being less than most other vehicles, which means drivers of other vehicles tend not to see motorcycles in time.  This visibility problem makes motorcycle rides at night especially risky. Because of a motorcycle’s open nature, the risks of injuries are greater to a person on a motorcycle than a person in a car. Head injuries are common in motorcycle accidents of all kinds, as are limb injuries.

While motorcycles are a much-depended means of transportation, drivers should consider factors such as speed, number of other vehicles on the road, the road conditions and weather to ensure their safety while out and about. Be especially cautious when driving at night, as with any other vehicle. Any mistakes in judgement can lead to accidents, injuries and damage not only to your person, but on other people as well.

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