Colorado Springs police say that two people were seriously injured in a motorcycle accident that occurred in east Colorado Springs at about 1:45 a.m. on Friday, August 28.
Motorcycle Veers Across Center Line
According to authorities, a motorcycle was southbound on Tutt Boulevard near Constitution Avenue when it swerved into the oncoming lanes and into a curb. The impact reportedly threw both the rider and the passenger off of the motorcycle.
The rider, a 32-year-old female, made her way to a nearby convenience store. Emergency personnel found the 31-year-old male driver in the road. Both individuals required transport to Memorial Hospital Central. Police say that the driver sustained life-threatening injuries. The injuries to his rider were not believed to be life-threatening. Neither person was wearing a helmet.
The driver faces vehicular assault charges in the aftermath of the accident. Speeding and alcohol were allegedly factors in the crash, according to KKTV News.
Although investigators have only just started their work on this case, it is often possible for those injured in traffic accidents to seek compensation for unpaid medical bills, possible lost wages and pain-and-suffering. It is necessary to assert that negligent conduct by another person helped to cause te injuries. Impaired driving and speeding are often considered evidence of negligence.
If you or a loved one is a victim in a crash, it is possible to speak with Colorado Springs personal injury lawyers about the matter. Our firm offers such a consultation at no cost to you. To learn more about our legal services, please contact us.