A motorcycle rider in Alton lost control of his motorcycle recently and crashed, according to a news report from WMUR. He was traveling down Route 28 on a weekday afternoon when his motorcycle crashed into a roadside ditch. Rescue workers extracted the motorcyclist from the ditch and he was transferred by helicopter to Lebanon’s Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where he is being treated for serious injuries. Local police are attempting to determine what caused the motorcycle to crash. According to police, the crash marks the first motorcycle accident that has occurred in Alton this year.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), dozens of New Hampshire motorcyclists lose their lives in motorcycle crashes each year. While the number of fatal New Hampshire motorcycle accidents has stayed low in most recent years, 2005 was a particularly dangerous year in which 41 motorcyclist fatalities occurred. In addition, dozens of motorcycle riders suffer injuries on New Hampshire roads each year when they are involved in traffic accidents.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you have certain rights under New Hampshire law. One of these rights gives you the chance to seek compensation from the negligent motorist who was responsible for the accident and your injuries. To learn more about your legal rights and to discuss your case with an experienced New Hampshire motorcycle accident attorney, please don’t hesitate to contact Tenn And Tenn, P.A. today. Call (888) 332-5855 for a free and confidential telephone consultation.