Bikes and motorcycles can be a fun way to travel or commute, and they are often much cheaper to buy and to maintain than cars are. Many people enjoy motorcycling for the speed and the open vehicle experience, and many more people are starting to ride bikes as cities like Lancaster are becoming more friendly towards bikers. It is not uncommon to see many bikers or motorcyclists on the road these days.

Unfortunately, bikes and motorcycles are some of the most dangerous vehicles to be on if you are involved in an accident on the road. If you are on a bike or motorcycle and are hit by a car, truck, SUV, bus, or tractor trailer, you risk serious injuries because of how little is there to protect you against an oncoming car. Even if you are wearing the appropriate safety gear, there is nothing between you and the vehicle that hit you, meaning that the collision will hit you much harder and you will probably suffer much more severe injuries than if you had been in a car yourself.

Bikers and motorcyclists who have been hit by a car or other vehicle on the road usually suffer from broken bones, cuts and bruises, and often neck injuries. But in serious cases, bikers and motorcyclists can suffer from serious head or spinal cord trauma as a result of their accidents. These injuries often lead to more serious issues, including permanent disabilities or paralysis. In the worst situations, these injuries can even prove fatal.

Furthermore, these injuries require immediate medical attention at the local emergency room or hospital. You could spend days or even weeks in the hospital depending on the severity of your injuries. And the longer you spend in the hospital, and the more medical procedures like surgery that are required to take care of your injuries, the more money you will end up spending on your bills. You might even require continued medications or physical therapy after you leave the hospital. Combine these costs with the cost of repairing or replacing your bike or motorcycle, and you could be losing a huge amount of money as a result of your accident.

It is extremely important for bikers and motorcyclists to wear appropriate safety gear and follow traffic laws when they are out riding, in order to try to prevent the most severe injuries from occurring. This means you should always ride with a helmet and with reflective gear at night. It is also important to follow all traffic laws to reduce the risk of collisions. If a motorcycle is going too fast on the highway, or a bicycle ignores a red light at an intersection, the chances of the cyclist being involved in an accident are much higher.

Drivers of vehicles should also do their part and remain cautious of bikers or motorcyclists on the road by remaining a safe distance away from them at all times in order to try to reduce accidents that occur from cars following bikes and motorcycles too closely. Bicycle and motorcycle safety is a priority in Lancaster. For more information, visit

However, even if you follow all of the appropriate safety precautions as a biker or a motorcyclist, accidents do still happen, often through no fault of your own. If this has happened to you or to someone you love, you should get in touch with a Lancaster bicycle or motorcycle accident attorney. Our lawyers have years of experience handling bike and motorcycle accidents and are ready to assist you with your case so that you are able to recover the amount you deserve from the insurance company.

We will help you prepare your claim with the insurance company to make sure that you are fully compensated for your medical bills, your bike repair or replacement, and even for the pain and suffering that you experienced as a result of your accident. Unfortunately, insurance companies are not always honest or fair when it comes to compensating accident victims, and they are especially biased against bikers and motorcyclists, believing that those vehicles are inherently dangerous and it is likely their fault that the accident occurred.

However, if the insurance company is not willing to cooperate or to give you the full amount of compensation that you deserve, we are ready to take them to court to hold them accountable. Do not let a bike or motorcycle accident destroy your savings. Get in touch with a Lancaster accident lawyer today so we can start preparing your case.

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    A car carrier overturned in Brecknock Township, near the Lancaster border, on Route 222. The accident closed that stretch of Route 222 and caused major traffic delays in the area for several hours before the accident could be cleared. The accident occurred around 11 in the morning on Route 222 South, very close to the Route 272 and Adamson interchange near Berks County, and the Denver interchange for the Pennsylvania Turnpike, in Lancaster County. As a result of the accident, the front end of the car carrier rolled onto its side in the median that was covered in snow, and the driver of the car carrier was trapped inside. He was stuck inside the front cab for about an hour before officials could rescue him. He was then taken to the nearby Reading Hospital. There has been no word on his injuries or his current status. A few of the cars that were being transported on the carrier fell off in the crash, meaning that officials responding to the accident had to move these cars individually before they could move the trailer and upright the front end to rescue the driver inside. Because of the accident, officials from Berks County and Lancaster County had to close Route 222 at the Adamson interchange and had to reroute traffic onto Route 272 / North Reading Road for over three and a half hours until the accident could be completely cleared. Southbound drivers were told to get on Route 272 South to bypass […]

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    A crash that occurred early in the morning on Route 30 in Lancaster County between two tractor trailers left four people injured, took down two traffic lights, and left a few utility poles damaged as well. Around 5 o’clock in the morning, a tractor trailer carrying 45,000 pounds of hybrid corn seed evidently failed to slow down enough while exiting off of Route 30 onto Lincoln Highway. It then hit the back of another tractor trailer, when it then veered off the road, hit another car and a pickup truck, and finally crashed into a utility pole. This occurred near Oakview Road in East Lampeter Township, near the Lancaster County Pennsylvania State Police barracks right by where Route 30 becomes Lincoln Highway East. The driver of the truck that veered off the road has been identified by police as Darryl Dixon, 36, of Philadelphia. He was listed as in serious condition at Lancaster General Hospital. The driver of the tractor trailer that was hit is Robert Naugle, 30, of Shippensburg. He was evidently not hurt in the collision. The driver of the car that was struck is Milton Myrick, 48, of Marietta, and he was evidently hurt in the accident. The driver of the pickup truck is David Ebling, 31, of York, and he was evidently not hurt. Witnesses at a nearby McDonald’s stated that they heard a loud noise and saw a damaged truck and wires hanging from the utility pole. Officials stated it would take hours to repair […]

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    An Amish woman from West Lampeter Township was seriously injured when her horse drawn buggy collided with a vehicle in East Lampeter Township. She was taken to Lancaster General Hospital and her situation has evidently improved slightly, from serious to fair, since the collision but is still suffering from her injuries. Rebecca Fisher, 27, was riding in her horse drawn buggy around 9:30 AM with her three daughters, ages 3 years, 21 months, and 4 months, when the vehicle hit her buggy while she was out riding on Route 896. Her youngest daughter was in a car seat. The vehicle, driven by 21 year old Matthew Tyler Maynard of Paradise, Pennsylvania, veered into the lane of oncoming traffic when it struck the buggy and later hit a light pole. The collision occurred at Joyce Lane, about half a mile north of Route 30. Maynard suffered from injuries to his face and head but was released from Lancaster General a few days later. The three children are reported to be in good condition at the Hershey Medical Center. Fisher and her daughters were thrown out of the closed buggy during the collision. The buggy was completely destroyed in the accident. There is no evidence that Fisher was involved in the crash, and there is no word about if Maynard will face any charges for the accident, but the police are not ruling out any causes for the accident. The horse ran from the accident and died in a driveway near the […]

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