Middletown, DE (May 24, 2022) – Police and rescue officials were called to the scene of an injury accident involving a motorcycle on Tuesday, May 24th. The crash occurred just after 12:00 p.m. on Route 1 northbound near Drawyer Creek.
According to troopers with the Delaware State Police, a motorcycle and at least one other vehicle were involved in the crash. The motorcycle rider suffered injuries as a result of the collision and was airlifted to Christiana Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The victim was not immediately identified. There is no word on whether anyone else was hurt as a result of the accident. There is no information at this time on the cause of the collision. Rescue crews closed the roadway near the accident scene while an investigation was conducted and the victims received treatment. It is not clear if the police intend to file any charges in connection with the crash.
An investigation is underway. No further details are available.
We would like to extend our thoughts and best wishes to the victim of this motorcycle crash in Middletown. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Delaware
A motorcycle accident in Delaware is often a life-changing experience that occurs within a matter of seconds. Motorcyclists are extremely vulnerable when they are involved in crashes on our state’s roadways. This is because riders have little protection from the force and impact of a major crash. After a collision occurs, riders can be thrown from their bikes which further increases the risk of serious injuries and death. Motorcycle collisions can take place in a heartbeat and riders should always ensure that they are operating their motorcycle in the safest manner possible in order to lower some of the risks associated with riding a motorcycle.
Motorcyclists have the same rights as any other vehicle or vehicle operator. A motorcycle rider who was hurt in a crash can recover for compensation their injuries suffered as a result of the collision. For some people, this recovery can be substantial depending on the nature and extent of the injuries. During this time, however, your time is best spent achieving your healing and recovery. It is best to let your compassionate and skilled lawyer handle the legal details of the claim.
At Murphy & Landon, we strongly believe that no injured victim should be left financially responsible for someone else’s carelessness. Although motorcycle accidents present a complicated case for many reasons, riders should always remember that they could have a strong legal cause to recover compensation.
Our team is ready to take your call at any time. We always provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. At this meeting, we will look at your case and advise you on the best legal path for your to take going forward. Our motorcycle accident lawyers in Middletown will help with your case immediately upon receiving your call. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (302) 472-8100.
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Disclaimer: None of the information in this post is intended to be legal advice or medical advice. This is not a solicitation for business. If you have been injured in an accident, get medical attention as soon as possible. The photo used in this post was not taken at this accident scene.