Orfordville, WI (April 18, 2020) – An accident involving a motorcycle was reported to have occurred during the early afternoon on Saturday in Orfordville. The incident was called in at 1:12 p.m. and there were injuries reported as a result of the crash. The number of injuries and the severity of the injuries has not been confirmed.
The Orfordville Police Department was on the scene as well as Fire and Rescue to provide aid to the injured parties. It is unclear how the accident happened. Officers with the OPD continue to investigate the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents In Orfordville
When a motorcycle collides with another object or is hit by a car, the injuries to the motorcycle driver are often severe if not deadly. A motorcyclist has little protection surrounding them. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents are on the rise throughout the country. A motorcyclist faces an 80% chance of injury or death when they are involved in an accident. This is enormous compared to the 20% chance of injury or death that occupants in a car or other motor vehicle face.
If you have been hit and injured in a motorcycle accident in Wisconsin, the Wisconsin motorcycle accident injury attorneys at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will help you file a personal injury claim against the negligent party that caused your accident. We will look out for your best interests and work to help you obtain the highest amount of compensation possible.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will answer all of your questions during the personal injury claim process. Call us today to discuss your situation during a completely free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 243-9686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois motorcycle accident injury attorneys are looking forward to discussing your accident situation with you.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.