Fargo, ND (August 9, 2020) – A motorcyclist sustained serious injuries after being involved in a crash with a tractor-trailer on an interstate in Fargo.
The collision took place between a motorcycle and a tractor-trailer on Friday, August 7. The Fargo Police Department stated that a man on a motorcycle was headed onto the on-ramp for the eastbound lanes of I-94. While merging, a semi-truck also headed east struck the motorcyclist. The force of the crash caused the motorcyclist to lose control of his motorcycle and be ejected from the bike.
The motorcyclist, who remains unidentified at this time, received emergency medical treatment at the scene of the collision. He was then transported to Essentia Hospital for treatment. His current medical condition has not been disclosed at the present time.
No other injuries were reported to have resulted from the wreck.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol is currently investigating the cause of the accident.
No further information is available at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured motorcyclist and his or her family at this difficult time.
Motorcycle Crashes in North Dakota
According to information provided by the North Dakota Department of Transportation, North Dakota saw approximately 15,000 traffic accidents take place in 2018. Of these accidents, over 4,000 people sustained injuries, a percentage of them motorcyclists. Motorcycle accidents in Fargo are often injurious or fatal. In 2017, there were 13 deaths due to Fargo motorcycle wrecks. In 2018, nearly every two days, a motorcyclist was involved in an accident in North Dakota. Approximately once every 23 days in 2018, a motorcyclist lost their life in an accident.
Unfortunately, most of the time, these accidents are caused by negligent behavior like speeding, intoxication, and carelessness. The leading cause of traffic accidents in North Dakota is currently negligent driver behavior.
Victims and their families often have many questions after being seriously injured in a devastating and unexpected motorcycle collision. In many cases, injured motorcyclists are left with overwhelming pain that negatively impacts their health, wellbeing, and lifestyle.
Our team at Local Accident Reports understands the challenges injured riders and their families face, mentally, physically, and financially, as they begin the recovery process. For this reason, our team provides invaluable resources and information to anyone who has been injured in a serious North Dakota motorcycle accident as a result of another person’s actions.
Attorney Tim O’Keeffe will provide you with a free copy of your police accident report when you call as well as valuable legal advice. Call 1-888-657-1460 to get a free, no-obligation consultation with our North Dakota motorcycle accident attorney Tim O’Keeffe. Attorney O’Keeffe has decades of experience and a proven track record of successful outcomes for his clients. Our qualified North Dakota motorcycle lawyer is available 24 hours a day to take your call. Ask how we can help you today.
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