Milwaukee, WI (May 18, 2023) – Around 7 a.m. on Thursday morning, May 18, a motorcycle crash with injuries took place at an intersection in Milwaukee.
According to Milwaukee Police officials, the accident happened at the intersection of 12th Street and State Street. Police confirmed that a motorcyclist was traveling in the area when they drove through the intersection, causing them to become struck by an en-route ambulance. The motorcycle was left with extensive damages due to the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been formally identified, was rushed to Froedtert Hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. Nobody in the ambulance was injured, but it was allegedly headed to Sinai Medical Center with a critical patient at the time. The patient was dropped off at the hospital, which was just a few feet from the accident.
The intersection was blocked in multiple lanes following the collision until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.
We want to offer our warmest sympathies to the motorcyclist injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Wisconsin
Motorcycle accidents have been happening more and more commonly on our roads in the state of Wisconsin. In fact, motorcycle accidents happen every four hours within the state, leading to serious injuries and even deadly results in some cases. Between the years 2014 and 2018, it was reported that approximately 2,149 motorcycle accidents happened every year in Wisconsin, with 77 motorcyclists losing their lives and many others sustaining extensive injuries. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident that was caused by another party on a Wisconsin roadway, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney immediately.
Drivers are supposed to always pay close attention to the roads around them in Wisconsin so that motorcyclists are kept safe from harm on our roadway. However, because of negligent acts such as distracted driving and speeding, these accidents still tend to occur in the blink of an eye every year. Many serious injuries occur due to motorcycle accidents each year, which include the following:
- Internal organ damage
- Road rash injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Spinal cord injuries
These injuries can affect every aspect of your life following a collision. This is why you should speak with a dedicated Milwaukee motorcycle accident attorney soon after your accident occurs.
Our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys at Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. are here for you after you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident in Wisconsin. We understand the ins and outs of motorcycle accidents and offer our help and resources to you when you need them the most. We will help you work toward the maximum compensation that you deserve so that you can get back on your feet both physically and financially. We are here for you in your dire time of need. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Milwaukee as soon as possible at (608) 471-5365 to find out what we can do for you.
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