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Kansas Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan Hernandez8 months ago

A Kansas man was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident that happened on Wednesday.

Details about the Motorcycle Accident.

KSN News is reporting that a 63-year-old man from Wichita was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident that happened on Wednesday evening at around 6:10 p.m. in Reno County.

According to police, the motorcycle was being driven by John Evans and was traveling north on Worthington Road near the curves at Parallel Road. The Reno County Sheriff’s Department has said that the driver of the motorcycle misjudged the curve which caused him to crash. The man was traveling at a speed between 60 and 65 miles per hour at the time of the accident when making the turn.

Evans was flown to a hospital in Wichita via helicopter. Evans suffered from possible internal head, neck, and back injuries and remains in the hospital at this time.

The Reno County Sheriff’s Department has indicated that Evans was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Important Information about Motorcycle Accidents

According to the Insurance Information Institute, there are thousands of wrongful deaths associated with motorcycle accidents every year in the United States:

  • There were a total of 4,586 people who were killed in motorcycle accidents in 2014.
  • In 2014, 39 percent of the people who were killed in motorcycle crashes were not wearing helmets at the time of the accident.
  • There were a total of about 8.4 million motorcycles on the road in the United States in 2013. 

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