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Posted on April 30, 2018

four deadMotorcycle fatalities are up once against due to the weather becoming much brighter. An Easton man passed away in a fatal motorcycle accident that took place in Easton on Sunday night, which marked the third deadly motorcycle accident involving someone from Massachusetts in four days.

The first accident took place when a 25-year-old man from Lowell died following a crash when he was traveling at high rates of speed. On Friday morning, a 31-year-old lost his life when he crashed into a furniture truck in Somerset while riding his motorcycle. And, lastly, a 26-year-old lost his life when speeding in Quincy on his motorcycle, which caused him to lose control.

In the early afternoon on Saturday, April 14th, an accident was observed on Route 495. It was in Marlborough motorcycle accidentMarlborough. The motorcycle collided with the back of a vehicle just before exit 25. The force of the impact sent the motorcycle into the rear windshield of the vehicle.

The details emerged on the Twitter feed of Matthew Gregoire, who provides videos for area news companies.

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Head injuries, including concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI), are among the most serious types of personal injuries, other than wrongful death, that we typically see.  The reasons are somewhat obvious when doctors consider a “minor” brain injury can have lifelong consequences for the victim.

motorcycle helmetOne of the things known to reduce head injuries – or at least the severity of them – is the motorcycle helmet. Motorcycle helmet laws, however, vary widely from state-to-state. There is a large sector of the motorcycle riding population that wants nothing to do with a helmet. They feel that it is not worth riding a motorcycle if you cannot feel the freedom of the wind in your hair and face. While Massachusetts has a mandatory helmet law, not every state does. Continue reading