New Castle, DE (July 6, 2022) — The New Castle County Police Department is currently investigating an auto accident involving a dirt bike that left the operator with critical injuries.
According to reports from authorities, the crash occurred on Sunday at approximately 1:53 pm. Emergency crews were promptly dispatched to the intersection of Riverview Dr and South Place in Collins Park. Upon arrival, authorities found a collision involving a dirt bike and a 2013 Buick Enclave.
The rider of the dirt bike is an unidentified 59-year-old man who was immediately transported to a local area hospital where he has been listed in critical condition.
Officials have stated that the investigation is still currently in its early stages and as such names of the victims are currently unavailable.
Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Delaware
The North East is a popular region, with many cities and other major destinations in a relatively small area. Delaware has a lot of highways and roads to help people easily get around and connect to the other major pathways in the area. However, these pathways may come with some dangers.
In 2020, there were 31,500 reported auto accidents in Delaware. Over 7,000 of these crashes were fatal. Not included in that number is how many victims died prematurely as a result of their injuries at a later date.
Automobile accidents can be caused by many different factors. One of those is reckless driving, which is a leading cause of injury and death. If you have been involved in a crash and need help, consult with an experienced Delaware auto accident attorney.
Single vehicle accidents are already dramatic and frightening, but when there are multiple vehicles involved in an accident, the potential for serious injuries becomes much higher. Unfortunately, many times, those who end up seriously injured are not the ones actually at fault and they can be left to suffer grave consequences.
Not only is an auto accident a big inconvenience due to the loss of your vehicle and means of transportation, but victims are often faced with high medical bills, lost wages, and more. The process of dealing with the aftermath of an accident with injuries can be very arduous, which is why it is highly recommended to hire a lawyer.
In the aftermath of a severe injury, victims may find their lives are never the same. It can be difficult to return to their lives as before. These severe life changes can lead to depression, anxiety, and other negative consequences for both themselves and their loved ones.
Our experienced team at Murphy & Landon realizes how difficult it can be to think of the future and make personal decisions after a car crash. Allow us to put our extensive experience with automobile accidents to good use in your legal battle. We don’t mind competing with other insurance companies and can be tough negotiators. We’ll do everything we can to get you the best settlement possible.
Our attorneys will review all aspects of your case during your call and help you get compensation for your injuries. If you’re interested in finding out what legal options you may have, please contact our team through our website or call (302) 472-8100.
Note: Our law firm utilizes secondary sources to create this post. The facts surrounding this specific accident have not been independently verified. Contact Murphy & Landon if you locate any information that is inaccurate. We will update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available.
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.