Newport News, VA (March 30, 2021) – Officials confirmed that a serious motorcycle crash closed the northbound lanes of the James River Bridge on Saturday evening, March 27, and resulted in at least two injured victims.
Authorities were dispatched to the scene around 5:26 p.m. A spokesperson with Virginia State Police said that two motorcycles collided and crashed on the bridge. Both drivers sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries and were transported to an area medical center via ambulance.
No information is available on the extent of their injuries or the circumstances surrounding the incident, though the accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Virginia
Every year, more than 2,100 motorcyclists are injured in auto accidents throughout the state of Virginia. Although we have seen a reduction in total collisions at nearly 10% between 2016 and 2017, they continue to take place at an alarming rate. These accidents are often preventable, yet so many innocent victims suffer as a result of the negligence of other drivers. Many accidents are caused by negligent drivers, those who speed, drivers who are intoxicated, and those who are engaging in reckless driving behaviors.
People who are injured in accidents often require extensive medical treatment and have to spend several months or even years recovering and going to therapy. Although many treatment options exist to help victims in the aftermath of their accidents, they come at a high price and with no guarantee of a full recovery. In fact, thousands of people are left permanently disabled as a result of injuries they sustain in crashes. If you were injured in an accident, as a result of another driver’s actions, it is crucial that you reach out to a motorcycle accident attorney in Virginia as soon as possible to discuss legal options available to you. You may be entitled to recover compensation from those at fault to help alleviate the financial burdens you face from medical treatment and other expenses.
Attorney Ron Kramer, II, at Virginia Beach Injury Law has over a decade of experience assisting victims with getting the justice and compensation they deserve after being injured in accidents caused by negligent and reckless motorists. Our competent and knowledgeable personal injury attorneys in Virginia are dedicated to providing our clients with the most competent and effective legal representation imaginable to ensure they are able to move forward from their accidents and tend to their financial obligations while recovering. If you’ve been injured in an accident caused by another driver’s negligence, it is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contact our personal injury law firm in Hampton Roads at (757) 802-4662. Schedule a free consultation with our attorneys at VaBeachLaw.com at your earliest convenience to discuss legal options available for you.
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