With Bike Fest in full effect, there are thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts throughout the region. While Erie safety officials and bikers have gone to great lengths to keep motorcyclists safe during this time, some motorcycle accidents are inevitable. If you have been injured in one of the area's several recent motorcycle accidents, please call Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. today and speak to a motorcycle accidents lawyer about your case.
On Thursday evening, a man was seriously injured in an Erie motorcycle accident. He eventually died on Friday morning. Erie police report that the accident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m. Thursday night. The accident happened at the intersection of East 38th Street and Lake Pleasant Road about a block north of Burhenns Pharmacy.
Police told reporters that they found the sixty-six-year-old man in serious condition and that he had already gone into traumatic arrest by the time they reached the scene. The man was then rushed to UPMC Hamot to be treated. Police remained at the scene and called on investigators. The road remained closed for some time while first responders cleared the scene.
The man on the motorcycle, a 66-year-old Erie native, was struck by another man driving an SUV. The man driving the SUV is a 67-year-old man from Erie. Investigators told reporters that the man driving the SUV turned into the path of the motorcycle. The man driving the SUV was not injured and he has not yet been charged with anything; however, the investigation continues.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, please contact the motorcycle accidents injury attorneys at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. Call 800-777-4081 today for a free evaluation of your potential claim.
Source: YourErie.com, "Local Biker Dies of Injuries Following Thursday Night Crash" 18 July 2014