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Motorcycle accidents: Hit-and-run driver causes rider's death

As we move into summer, motorcycles will become more prevalent on Pennsylvania roadways. The lives of motorcycle riders are at risk whenever they take to the roads, and it is not uncommon for motorcycle riders to suffer severe -- or even fatal -- injuries when motorcycle accidents occur. This is especially true when automobiles are involved. A Pennsylvania woman recently lost her life when her motorcycle was struck by a vehicle.

Motorcycle accidents are often caused by reckless vehicle drivers

Generally, motorcyclists in Pennsylvania are more vulnerable than motorists. Not only are their bikes not as visible as four-wheel vehicles, but they also do not have the protection of enclosed motor vehicles. Helmets and protective clothing, while helpful, are usually not sufficient to prevent serious injuries. Unfortunately, it's not surprising that catastrophic injuries and even fatalities often result from motorcycle accidents that involve other vehicles.

Motorcycle accidents: Motorcyclist sentenced after guilty plea

Motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries. While helmets may protect the motorcyclists from head and brain injuries, their bodies have little or no protection. Injuries to the limbs and internal injuries are quite commonly suffered by victims of motorcycle accidents. A Pennsylvania man was recently sentenced in court after pleading guilty to charges following an accident in July of last year.

Motorcycle accidents may have life-altering consequences

Regardless of how much protective gear a Pennsylvania motorcyclist wears, the consequences of a collision between an automobile and motorcycle are usually devastating. While motorcycle accidents are sometimes associated with negligent and reckless motorcycle riders, it is often the driver of an automobile or other enclosed motor vehicle that was the negligent party. It is not uncommon for motorcyclists who are fortunate enough to survive such an accident to suffer catastrophic injuries that may require many adaptations to the way they live their lives.

Five killed in Pennsylvania motorcycle accident

Pennsylvania residents are aware that the roadways are used by various vehicle used for different purposes. Whether a person is traveling to work, enjoying a ride on their motorcycle, making a large shipment across the country or running an errand, an accident can happen at any time. Although motorcyclists are less frequently seen during the colder months, drivers should constantly be on the lookout for smaller vehicles that could go unnoticed in a blind spot. A motorcycle accident often ends with serious injuries, fatalities and severe damage.

SUV and two motorcycles collide, killing five


Pennsylvania residents are well aware that they have an option to choose from different forms of transportation. Depending on their destination, a car, bus or train might be more practical. In some cases, traveling by motorcycle is not only convenient but also enjoyable. Although commonly driven for fun, these small vehicles can pose huge risks. When they are involved in a crash, even when a biker and their passenger are wearing a helmet, they could still suffer serious injuries or even death.

Two injured in a Pennsylvania motorcycle crash


Residents in Pennsylvania are observing others enjoying the warmer weather. Drivers can be seen traveling with their windows down, convertibles with their tops down and an increase of motorcycles on the roadway. Although some safety practices can reduce the chances of being injured on a motorcycle, motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries or even death. These small vehicles can frequently go undetected by a driver who is not being attentive. Drivers should be aware of these small vehicles and their ability to hide in blind spots. Both automobile drivers and motorcycle drivers should use extra precaution when traveling at nighttime.

Motorcyclist struck from behind in critical condition

Pennsylvania residents witness motorcyclists on the roadways during most times of the year and in all kinds of weather. However, in the summer months, motorcyclists often can be seen in large groups, either traveling solo or driving with a passenger. No matter if they are driving across the country or just down the road, motorcycle accidents can happen at any time and in any type of setting. Drivers may not always be aware of these much smaller vehicles because they can be hidden in blind spots and also are able to maneuver quickly between vehicles.

Motorcycle crash with vehicle injures three

When the weather is nice, the residents of Pennsylvania enjoy putting the windows down in their cars or enjoy a ride on their motorcycle. Although it can be an enjoyable experience, driving or riding on a motorcycle as a passenger, these small vehicles can be very dangerous. When a biker is in a crash, the chances of suffering an injury are much greater. Motorcycle accidents are more likely to result in serious injuries or fatalities than car accidents. Although riders often take the precaution and wear helmets, these action do not always prevent injuries or fatalities.

One dead after a fatal motorcycle collision

Warm weather brings the enjoyment of outdoor activities. The spring and summer months usually result in an increases in motorcycles on the roadways. With an increasing amount of bikers on the roads, there is also a higher chance of motorcycle accidents. These small vehicles are able to travel undetected if they are in a driver's blind spot. It is important that both drivers and bikers are aware of one another so they can avoid a potentially fatal collision.

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