Pregnant Woman Suffers Injury in Sparks Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycles, while convenient, efficient and fun, especially during the beautiful Washoe County summer, can also be extremely dangerous. To mitigate these dangers, motorcycle riders are mandated by the Silver State to wear helmets. However, other riders have taken these safety precautions to even higher levels; you can routinely see people on motorcycles wearing significant armor, armor that’s integrated into their jackets, pants and even footwear. However, motorcycle safety wear can only protect riders so much, if you are hit at a significant speed by an automobile while you are on a motorcycle (or a pedal bike) the injuries can be severe and, often, deadly. If you or a family member has been injured in a Washoe County car accident, can represent you in your Reno personal injury case.

In early August, a mother and daughter, riding a motorcycle on a quiet weekday evening were seriously injured in a motorcycle crash in Sparks, NV. Driving along 4th St. near Lincoln Way, a mother and her pregnant daughter were thrown from their motorcycle after a crash with a Toyota Sedan. The 54-year old mother, who was driving the motorcycle, suffered significant injuries including a broken arm, cuts and bruises and a separated shoulder. The 28-year old pregnant woman was less fortunate. The woman, 8-months pregnant, received a head injury that doctors believe to be life threatening. After tests, the baby carried by the injured mother to be seems to be healthy and uninjured. A passenger in the Toyota was taken to a local hospital with injuries to her wrist and head. She is 44-years old and in good condition.

NV-Attorney is the Northern Nevada arm of the highly successful Las Vegas personal injury firm, Benson and Bingham. Our Nevada licensed personal injury attorneys have significant experience representing our clients in Northern Nevada automobile crashes, Las Vegas casino injuries and product liability cases across the state.


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