Rockland, MA (July 8, 2018) – One person is dead following an overnight motorcycle crash in Rockland on Saturday. Police responded to the crash around 1:30 am on Route 3 southbound. There, they discovered a motorcycle and truck that had been in a collision.
Following an investigation, police determined that the motorcycle collided with the back of a truck on the highway. The motorcyclist is identified only as a 22 year old man from Hanover. The truck driver has been identified as a 34 year old man from Monument Beach.
Massachusetts State Police accident reconstruction team is investigating the crash to determine how it occurred. At this time, there is no word on which driver police believe to be responsible for the accident. Further information will be reported as it becomes available.
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Motorcycle accidents can be, and often are, serious in nature. While riding a motorcycle brings thrills, it also brings dangers. Motorcycles have little protection from outside forces in the event of a collision as the rider’s body is completely exposed except for a helmet and any other protective gear they may be wearing. While we certainly encourage the use of protective gear, many times there is little to be done to prevent serious injury in a motorcycle crash.
In some cases, other drivers fail to respect the rights of motorcyclists to be on the road. They may fail to yield or fail to leave proper space between their vehicle and the motorcycle. This can cause accidents to occur which are not the motorcyclist’s fault. If a driver is negligent and their negligence leads to injuries, a motorcyclist has a personal injury claim against the driver.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a Massachusetts motorcycle accident, you need a strong personal injury firm to fight for you. At the Jeffrey Glassman Injury Lawyers, we have a team of dedicated professionals who are willing to go to bat for you and give your case the time and attention in it deserves. We focus our practice almost exclusively on personal injury, including motorcycle crashes, so that we can better serve you in your time of need.
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