Motorcycle Passenger Injured in Rear End Collision
On July 17, Alaska State Troopers responded to Milepost 169 Glenn Highway to investigate a motor vehicle collision. A southbound motorcycle rear ended a Ford pickup pulling a trailer when the pickup slowed to make a left hand turn. A passenger on the motorcycle was ejected from the bike. Both occupants of the motorcycle sustained injuries and were transported to a medical facility by AST for treatment. Both occupants of the motorcycle were wearing helmets. The driver of the motorcycle was issued a citation for failure to exercise due care.
Report taken from Alaska State Troopers Dispatch
Motorcycle Safety Tips
Always wear a helmet. A helmet is essential for safe riding. Helmets are your best defense against a serious brain injury should you get in an accident. Not all states require that you wear a helmet, but you should. Make sure it fists securely and is up to the highest safety standards.
Motorcycles may be fun, but they are incredibly dangerous. Unfortunately, other motorists often don’t see them, which puts them at a greater risk for accidents. If you or someone you know has been injured on a motorcycle due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Call the personal injury attorney’s at Ringstad Law Office, P.C. to see how we may help you.