Winston-Salem, NC (December 29, 2020) – Around 8:40 p.m. on Monday night, December 28, a motorcycle crash occurred in Winston-Salem.
Police confirmed that the accident happened at the intersection of Akron Drive and Indiana Avenue when a passenger vehicle struck a motorcycle. The accident led to extensive damages to the involved motorcycle.
The motorcyclist, identified as 48-year-old Dolan Astrop, was the only person injured as a result of the accident. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of his serious injuries.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in North Carolina
Approximately 4,269 motorcycle accidents took place in the state of North Carolina in one recent year. These accidents can be incredibly severe in nature and lead to injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, road rash, and more. Being injured in a motorcycle accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. It is important that you have legal help on your side if you have been harmed in one of these collisions.
Being injured in a Charlotte motorcycle accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Motorcyclists have no protection from harm against large vehicles, which is why victims typically sustain serious injuries. Victims are urged to speak with a Charlotte personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident that is not their fault. An attorney will be able to help you through every aspect of the North Carolina legal system.
For years, our attorneys at Maurer Law have assisted those injured in motorcycle accidents throughout the state of North Carolina. Being injured in a motorcycle accident can turn your life upside-down and leave you with an array of questions that only an attorney will be able to answer. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects including medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and so much more. We are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a North Carolina accident attorney at (844) 817-8058 to find out what options you have in your time of need.
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