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Milwaukee, WI – Critical Motorcycle Accident at 15th Ave & W Forest Home Ave

by | May 29, 2023 | Accident News |

Milwaukee, WI (May 29, 2023) – Around 4:49 p.m. on the afternoon of Sunday, May 28, a motorcycle accident with critical injuries took place in Milwaukee.

According to Milwaukee Police, the accident happened at the intersection of 15th Avenue and West Forest Home Avenue. Police confirmed that a man was traveling home on his motorcycle when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle at the intersection. The vehicle allegedly ran a red light, which led to the collision.

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, identified as a 29-year-old man from Milwaukee, was critically injured in the accident. Nobody else sustained injuries in the accident.

The roadway was blocked in several lanes at the intersection for some time.

No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the motorcyclist injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Motorcycle Accidents in Wisconsin 

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Few people understand how impactful and devastating a motorcycle accident can be until they have been affected by one. Motorcycle accidents have, unfortunately, jumped in recent years and now take handfuls of lives and cause serious injuries in Wisconsin every year. In fact, it was reported that between the years of 2014 and 2018, approximately 2,149 motorcycle accidents took place in the state, leading to the fatalities of 77 victims. Drivers are not always on the lookout for motorcyclists, which means that their lives could be risked within seconds. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident that is not your fault, you should speak with a dedicated attorney that you can trust.

Many people do not know that a motorcycle accident will not only impact you physically but will also affect your finances. As you face a long physical recovery, you may also wonder how you will afford to pay the medical bills that keep piling up against you. This is especially true if your injuries are so severe that you are unable to return to work in a precise amount of time. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from motorcycle accidents include the following:

  • Road rash
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Internal organ damage
  • Paralysis

If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident, you should speak with a dedicated Milwaukee motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible.

Our knowledgeable attorneys at Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. are here for you after a serious motorcycle accident that has impacted your life. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of economic and noneconomic damages after an accident. Our attorneys will fight to protect your rights and provide you with a wide array of resources in your dire time of need. We will not hesitate to bring your claim to trial if you are not able to settle with the insurance company. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Milwaukee at (608) 471-5365 to find out what we can do for you at this time.

Note: When writing this accident news article, our writers utilized secondary sources, including local news sources, local and state police incident reports, social media platforms, and, occasionally, eyewitness reports. Our firm has not independently verified any of the facts pertaining to this accident. If you locate any information in this post that is inaccurate, please contact Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. right away. The article will be updated with the correct information immediately.  If requested, we will take down this post. 

Disclaimer: This post is intended to be informational. None of the information provided within this post is meant to be legal or medical advice. The picture used in this blog was not taken at this accident scene. This is not a business solicitation.