Winston-Salem, NC (January 01, 2021) – A motorcyclist sustained serious injuries during a motorcycle accident on Monday, December 28th in Winston-Salem.
Police reports show that, at about 9:00 p.m., a vehicle driven by 28-year-old Recardo Cortes, and a motorcycle driven by 48-year-old Christopher Dolan Astrop collided at the intersection of Indiana Avenue and Akron Drive.
Paramedics transported Astrop to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in serious condition.
No one else was harmed during the incident.
The cause of this crash is still undetermined.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Winston-Salem
Out of all the different motor vehicle accidents that happen in North Carolina, accidents involving motorcycles are one of the most serious. According to the North Carolina DMV, in the most recent year for which information is available, approximately 4,269 motorcycle-involved accidents happened throughout the state, resulting in around 160 fatalities.
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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