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Opelika, AL – Motorcyclist Hurt in Collision at Marvyn Pkwy & Gateway Dr

by | Jun 23, 2024 | Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Opelika, AL (June 23, 2024) – A motorcyclist was injured after a two-vehicle accident in the Opelika area on Friday, June 21. The crash was reported at the corner of Marvyn Parkway and Gateway Drive that afternoon around 2:50 p.m. A motorcycle and a passenger vehicle reportedly collided at the scene. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. The injured rider was found lying on the road when officials arrived. The motorcyclist was transported to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital by ambulance for the treatment of sustained injuries. The severity of the related damages has not been determined. No other injuries were reported in the crash. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more updates will be provided as they become available. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Motorcycle Accidents in Alabama

Opelika, AL - Motorcyclist Hurt in Collision at Marvyn Pkwy & Gateway Dr

No one can dispute the extreme dangers involved with motorcycling, not even the most seasoned riders. Compared to other travelers on the road, motorcycle riders have an approximately 28 greater risk of dying in a traffic collision. They are also four times more likely to suffer serious injuries, according to statistics. In 2021 alone, 83,000 motorcycle riders suffered injuries on American roads, and unlicensed drivers were involved in over one-third of these collisions. Unlicensed motorcyclists are involved in over 36 percent of fatal motorcycle accidents. Working with an experienced attorney to safeguard your legal rights is crucial if you or someone you love is severely injured in a motorcycle accident.

Motorcyclists are heavily exposed to the risks of the road by virtue of their design. It is critical that, following a catastrophic motorcycle accident, you are able to take the required steps to safeguard your legal rights. It is common for motorcyclists to suffer serious injuries and significant damages, which can make life very challenging. You must be able to effectively defend your legal rights by working with an experienced legal team that is prepared to fight for just and complete compensation. After a collision, you do not want to be left in a difficult situation because you were unable to win your case.

As an injured rider, you have rights. You need to do everything possible to protect your legal rights during this time. The legal team at Maloney-Lyons LLC is here to help you navigate the complicated claims process and fight for your full recovery. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle crash, our Opelika motorcycle accident lawyers are just a phone call away. We can answer any questions that you may have during a free consultation. This is the best way to ensure you get the most out of your case during this difficult time. Contact us today at 251-225-6105 to discuss your case with a skilled and compassionate personal injury lawyer. You will be glad you did.