Motorcycle rider seriously hurt in Iowa mishap

A motorcycle operator was believed to have sustained serious injuries after being involved in an accident with another motorcycle in Le Mars, Iowa, an October 2 article of Sioux City Journal reported.

Information provided by the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office revealed that at around 3:00 p.m., two motorcycles were involved in an accident on the southern portion of Highway 75. A motorcycle driver suddenly slowed down causing another motorcycle to struck its rear portion. The motorcycle driver from behind was believed to have suffered serious head injury after being thrown out of the vehicle. The second motorcycle driver suffered minor injuries and that person refused hospitalization. Aside from local authorities, a helicopter was needed to transport the seriously injured motorcyclist to the hospital.

Motorcycle accidents are often serious due to the vehicle’s limited stability and protection it gives to riders. However, if this happens to you a skilled legal counsel may possibly help you get treatment funds if negligent parties are involved. Find out how a Des Moines injury lawyer of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may work for you today by calling (877) 327-2600.



Rider injured in Iowa motorcycle accident

One person was taken to a hospital in Des Moines for treatment of his injuries after being involved in a motorcycle accident in the city of Lehigh, an article of KQWC stated on August 1.

Information coming from the Iowa State Patrol revealed that on July 31 a motorcyclist crashed while riding on 290th Street. The rider, identified as a 34-year-old Clarion resident, reportedly lost control of the motorcycle as he was travelling around a curve. Authorities believed the accident happened after the rider overcorrected and that speeding was not a factor in the crash. The motorcyclist did not exceed the 55 mph speed limit posted on the curve. No other persons were injured in the crash.

The attorneys of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., understand that Des Moines motorcyclists often suffer debilitating injuries when they are involved in accidents. If you were the victim of a motorcycle accident, we may be able to offer you legal assistance so you receive the compensation you need for treatment. Call our office today at (877) 327-2600 to pursue damage claims against negligent parties.



Thousands of Harley-Davidson motorcycles under investigation

An investigation recently launched by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) could affect 430,000 Harley-Davidson motorcycles. The NHTSA is probing the situation due to complaints that the brakes might fail during emergency situations, an article of Fortune stated on July 8.

Reports said the NHTSA wanted to find out why the “anti-lock braking system,” or ABS, of 2008 to 2011 model motorcycles are known to malfunction during operation. There were 43 complaints received by the NHTSA, including three crashes and two personal injuries. Riders reportedly experienced braking failure unexpectedly, the NHTSA noted. The motorcycles are equipped with ABS to provide the braking capabilities necessary during emergency situations. Harley-Davidson, who recalled more than 60,000 motorcycles in 2014 due to a braking problem, said that they are working with federal authorities to investigate the issue.

The Des Moines attorneys at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., understand that motorcyclists are often left permanently disabled after involvement in accidents. If you were the victim of a motorcycle accident, we can help you receive compensation if faulty motorcycles are liable. Call our office today at (877) 327-2600 to learn more about your options.



Motorcycle rider dies after Mason City accident

A motorcycle rider, who was recently involved in a motorcycle-car accident in Mason City succumbed to his injuries while receiving treatment at a medical facility in North Iowa, a report of Globe Gazette stated on June 17.

Mason City authorities told reporters that a 2005 Toyota Corolla driven by a 74-year-old woman struck a 2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster driven by a 51-year-old man. The Toyota Corolla entered the southbound lane of North Pierce Avenue when the motorcycle collided with it. Soon after, the man died from the fatal injuries he sustained, while being treated at a hospital.

Crews from the Mason City fire medics treated the woman at the crash scene before she was later discharged. Traffic flow along North Pierce Avenue was stopped while responding authorities worked on the crash site. Personnel from the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office assisted the response teams from the Mason City Fire Department and Mason City Operations.



Man badly injured in Altoona motorcycle accident

A motorcyclist sustained serious injuries in Altoona after the motorcycle he was operating was involved in an accident caused by a negligent driver.

Reports revealed that at around 4:15 p.m. on June 3, a 51-year-old motorcycle driver struck a pickup truck at 14th Street Southeast and Eighth Street Southeast. The motorcycle driver reportedly flew into the air as a result of the collision. Police reported that the motorcycle rider sustained serious injuries. Authorities are pursuing the pickup driver who fled the accident scene. Authorities noted that the collision happened due to the truck driver’s failure to yield.

The personal injury attorneys of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., in Des Moines represent motorcycle riders who have been injured in car accidents. If you have been the victim of a motorcycle accident, we may be able to offer you legal assistance so you can get the compensation you need for treatment. Call us at (877) 327-2600 to begin taking your legal action against negligent drivers.



Motorcycle operator hospitalized after Davenport accident

An individual was transported to a hospital on April 16 after a motorcycle accident took place in Davenport, Iowa, an article of KWQC 6 reported.

Information coming from Davenport authorities revealed that a northbound motorcyclist on Brady lost control and crashed after a vehicle turning from Lombard cut the motorcycle off. Statements from witnesses revealed that the two vehicles did not collide. Authorities withheld the identities of the persons involved in the accident while Davenport Police traffic safety personnel are investigating the crash. The drivers’ condition was unknown at the time of the release of the report. Motorcycle enthusiasts in the area remind all motorists to exercise great caution as many people are expected to ride their motorcycles this season.

The legal team of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. represent motorcyclists in Des Moines who have been injured in vehicular accidents. We strongly believe that injured motorcyclists should timely receive compensations if negligent parties are involved. If you are in such situation, call us today at (877) 327-2600 to learn more of your options.



1 dead in Davenport motorcycle accident

A man in the Davenport area was recently killed after his motorcycle was hit by a suspected drunk driver that swerved into his lane, an August 12 article from KWQC reported.

The motorcycle/pickup truck accident reportedly happened on August 11 at an intersection along 3rd Street. The motorcycle driver, identified as a 27-year-old man, was heading east on 3rd Street when he was hit by a crossing pickup. The pickup reportedly crossed the center line and swerved into the motorcyclist’s lane. The motorcyclist was initially transported to a local hospital and then airlifted to a hospital in Iowa City. He was pronounced dead on the following day. According to Davenport Police, it is suspected that the pickup driver, who’s identification is unknown, was impaired when the collision occurred.

Davenport authorities are investigating the accident and several parts of the street were blocked after the incident.



Motorcycle rider killed in Des Moines accident

The physical vulnerability of motorcycles was highlighted in yet another tragic accident that occurred in the Des Moines area. One person was killed after the motorcycle he was operating crashed into a car, an April 14 article on WHO-TV reported.

On April 13, Des Moines Police Communications received an accident report at 5:48 p.m. A Polk County Deputy was one of the first to respond to the accident, which occurred in the 4100 block of Broadway Avenue. The deputy attempted to revive the Altoona victim, who had been ejected from his motorcycle. The victim was pronounced dead moments after being transported to the hospital.

The fatal motorcycle accident occurred when the motorcyclist collided with the back of a woman’s vehicle. The woman was cited in the incident for failing to yield, as she did not notice the oncoming motorcycle when she was attempting to pull out of her driveway. What may have been a minor accident sadly becomes exacerbated when a motorcycle or pedestrian is involved.



Motorcyclist dead, another hurt in Dubuque County accident

Two motorcyclists were recently struck by a vehicle in Dubuque County that resulted to one fatality, an article on kwwl.com reported September 1.

Motorcycle riders Thomas and Nancy Haberichter were heading north of U.S. 52 at around 4:00 p.m. of August 31 when a pickup truck reportedly crashed into them. Thomas was airlifted to a hospital in Iowa City, but succumbed to the injuries he sustained from the crash. Nancy, on the other hand, was treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital. Authorities identified the pickup operator as Kevin Stocks, who was not injured in the incident.

Our deepest thoughts go to the family and friends who are currently suffering from the unexpected loss in the recent fatal accident.



Motorcyclist killed after semi-truck collision

A motorcycle operator was recently killed after a collision with a semi-truck on the Highway 100/I-380 interchange in Cedar Rapids, an article by kwwl.com reported on July 14.

Reports said 24-year-old Evan Volkers was driving on Collins Road Overpass before 7:00 a.m. when his motorcycle collided with a semi-truck. Emergency medical professionals and firefighters responded to the accident and removed Volkers after he got stuck under the huge vehicle. He died of his injuries after being taken to the hospital. The semi-truck driver did not suffer any injuries in the accident.

The traffic was rerouted that day to avoid the scene of the accident. Police authorities were seen conducting investigations in the closed-off areas. They request that anyone who witnessed the wreck contact them with information.

The attorneys at , are deeply sorry this incident occurred and extend their sincere condolences to the friends and family affected by this great loss.



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