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Motorcyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Crash with Car


motorcycle parked on side of highway

According to the New Hampshire Register, a man on a motorcycle sustained life-threatening injuries after colliding with a car at an intersection in Branford, Connecticut, on Sunday afternoon.

Details of the Injury Accident

A 52-year-old man rode his motorcycle eastbound on Main Street at around 4:30 p.m. when the accident occurred. An oncoming car traveling westbound struck the motorcyclist as he attempted to take a left turn onto Mill Plain Road.

The New Hampshire Register reports that the motorcyclist suffered from potentially life-threatening injuries. The 79-year-old driver of the car did not receive injuries in the crash.

Officials shut down the area for more than six hours following the accident as the investigation took place into the cause of the crash. Police did not cite or arrest the driver of the car, reports the New Hampshire Register.

Motorcycle Crash Statistics

The following information regarding motorcycle crashes is provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS):

  • 4,295 motorcyclists died in crashes in 2014.
  • Helmets are about 37 percent effective in preventing motorcycle deaths and about 67 percent effective in preventing brain injuries.
    • Only 19 states and the District of Columbia mandate helmet use by all riders.
  • Per mile traveled in 2014, the number of deaths on motorcycles was over 27 times the number in cars.

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