W.VA Car and Motorcycle Collide—1 Man Hospitalized
The W. VA automobile accident occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 24, 2011, on Route 60 East near the Washington Boulevard intersection. According to emergency dispatchers, the driver of the car took off after hitting the motorcycle. Huntington Police and the Huntington Fire Department responded to the W. VA car accident. The motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital for medical treatment. There is no word on his condition at the present time.
W. VA traffic accidents can be especially deadly when they involve a motorcycle and another vehicle. Even if the victim on the motorcycle is wearing a helmet, they are poorly protected in comparison to drivers and passengers in other vehicles. In these types of W.VA motor vehicle accidents, the motorcyclist can be left with serious and costly injuries - if they survive.
For example, click here for a video of a deadly motorcycle crash:
We truly hope that the hit-and-run driver of the car is found and brought to justice. If your or a loved one is involved in a W. VA car accident, schedule a free consultation with W. VA auto accident attorneys. You may be entitled to a recovery that includes the costs of medical care, replacement or repair to a vehicle, pain and suffering, or punitive damages. You won't know unless you speak to qualified W. VA traffic accident attorneys, so the sooner you are able to do so, the better.