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Seattle, Washington – Motorcycle Driver Seriously Injured in Crash

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Posted on March 27, 2019

Seattle, Washington (March 19, 2019) – The rider of a motorcycle was seriously injured in an accident on Admiral Way. He was put into a critical condition and taken to Harborview Medical Center for intensive care. While earlier radio communication suggested another vehicle was involved in the crash, the police have not released descriptions of any sort. The police responded to the crash around 10 pm.

The accident closed down Admiral Way for a few hours.

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 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. We extend our sympathies and compassion to all victims in similar cases.