Pittsfield, MA- Biker Seriously Injured in Crash on Route 8

1099135_motorcycle_-_blur_focus-300x200Pittsfield, MA (July 13, 2018) – A motorcyclist from New Hampshire suffered serious injuries on Thursday after a collision with a pickup truck on Route 8, near Cheshire Road.  Pittsfield police have identified the motorcyclist as Cassius Bradford of Stamford, NH.  Bradford was traveling north on Route 8 around 1:30 pm when he encountered a Ford pickup truck attempting to make a left turn out of a local business.  The truck and motorcycle collided in the roadway.  The truck driver has been identified by police as 56 year old John Bailey of Cheshire.

An ambulance transported Bradford to Berkshire Medical Center with arm and leg injuries.  Although they are serious, Bradford’s injuries do not appear life-threatening according to police.  Officer David Hallas of the Berkshire Police Department investigated the crash along with the Pittsfield Police Department, Lanesborough Police Department and Massachusetts State Police.

Police are still investigating the crash and have asked for anyone with further information or who may have witnessed the crash to come forward in order to assist the investigation.

Boston Car Accident Attorneys

When you are hurt in an accident you are facing a mix of feelings ranging from anger to fear to uncertainty. Car accidents happen when you are least expecting them to occur so no one is ever “prepared” to be in an accident.  When you are involved in a car accident, you are likely to have many unanswered questions about what happens next.

First, if you have been hurt in a Massachusetts car accident, you should never speak with the insurance company alone.   One reason you hire an attorney is so that they can use their experience to deal with the insurance adjuster. You should be focused on your healing and recovery from injuries sustained in the accident.

Additionally, you should next look for the best attorney that you can find.  Your attorney needs to be experienced and knowledgeable in discussing a case with the insurance adjuster but also must be comfortable with taking a case to court if necessary.  The credible threat of a trial is an important factor in settlement discussions with the insurace company.

At the Jeffrey Glassman Injury Lawyers, we are experienced, knowledgeable and compassionate Boston personal injury attorneys.  We have vast experienced in the art of negotiation and trial practice. When you hire us we normally work on a contingency basis, which means we receive no fees unless your recover for your injuries. There is absolutely no obligation on your part, even if you decide to hire us to take your case.

If you would like to speak with someone about your Massachusetts personal injury claim today, please give us a call at 617-367-2900.  The call is free and we would love to hear from you.  We are always open to take your call.

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