Motorcyclist Dead After Injuries Sustained in Motorcycle Accident
A motorcyclist was killed in an accident that happened in Indiana.
Details about the Fatal Motorcycle Accident
The Allen County Coroner’s Office has indicated that 50-year-old Michael K. Buehle died on Sunday, May 15, as a result of his injuries that he sustained in the motorcycle accident that happened in Kosciusko County last week. The accident reportedly happened just before 7 p.m. on the 4300 block of West Old Road 30 in the Warsaw area.
A passenger on the motorcycle at the time of the accident, 62-year-old Teresa Evans remains in critical condition at the Parkview Medical Center at this time. Police say that the motorcycle was attempting to maneuver a curve when the motorcycle left the road and overturned. Both victims were transported to the hospital via helicopter.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Important Information about Motorcycle Accident
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motorcycle accidents every year in the United States:
- In 2014, there were a total of 4,295 motorcyclists who were killed in motorcycle accidents.
- During the same year, motorcycle fatalities accounted for about 13 percent of all traffic fatalities.
- Only 19 states in the US require helmet use of motorcyclists.