Collision Between Dirt Bike and Truck Kills Biker
A dirt biker rider recently died when his bike collided with a truck on Whitaker Avenue.
According to law enforcement, the rider was a male teen. He was headed southbound on Whitaker when he tried to pass a truck and lost control of his bike. The bike then went under the box truck. The incident occurred around 3 pm.
He was transported to Temple Hospital where he was pronounced dead less than an hour after the accident.
Were You or a Loved One Involved in a Dirt Bike Accident?
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in motorcycle crashes. Most often, these individuals were riding a dirt bike, not on the road. The majority of those injuries will be minor and can be treated with nothing more than first aid supplies. However, some accidents will result in more severe damage—sometimes anything from broken bones to permanent paralysis.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a dirt bike accident, it’s important to know what to do next in order to ensure the best possible outcome. Here are four steps to take if you’ve been hurt while riding your dirt bike.
Seek Medical Attention
The first and most important thing to do after a dirt bike accident is to seek medical attention, even if you don’t think you’ve been seriously injured. This is because some injuries, such as concussions, may not be immediately apparent. It’s always better to err on the side of caution and get checked out by a medical professional just to make sure you don’t have any unseen injuries.
It’s also important to file an accident report. This makes it easier negligence in your case. A police report is a great way to protect yourself in the event of a lawsuit, so be sure not to skip this step.
Seek Legal Assistance
Dirt bike accidents can result in serious injuries, both short-term and long-term. These injuries can be expensive to treat and may limit your ability to work or even enjoy life. If you’ve been hurt in a dirt bike accident, do not hesitate to seek legal assistance from an experienced attorney who can help you get the compensation you deserve for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you have any questions or need assistance after a dirt bike accident, do not hesitate to reach out to an experienced attorney who can help. For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact Heavens Law at 484-467-8254. All phone consultations are free and confidential, with no obligation beyond that.