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Motorcyclist killed in collision

51-year-old Mason City, Iowa resident Greg Hodak lost his life on Friday, June 17 following a car-motorcycle collision that occurred along Eighth Street Northwest and North Pierce Avenue in Mason City .

According to preliminary investigations made by the Mason City Police Department, Hodak was driving a 2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster when he collided with a 2005 Toyota Corolla that was driven by 74-year-old Mason City resident Susan Pierce. Hodak succumbed to his mortal injuries at Mercy Medical Center. North Pierce Avenue was closed to public traffic for a little while after the incident to make way for cleanup crews and police investigations. The Mason City Fire Department, Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department and Mason City Operations all responded to the accident, and the investigation of the accident is ongoing.

The attorneys at The Biker Lawyers are saddened to hear of this unfortunate accident. Our thoughts and condolences are with the family of the motorcyclist as they mourn the loss of their loved one.

1 dead in Taylor County motorcycle-car collision

An Iowa State Patrol accident report showed that 56-year-old Clearmont, Missouri resident George Peter lost his life when he drove his 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle into the intersection of Lake Road and Highway 2, causing a collision with a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser on Saturday, June 4.

According to preliminary investigations, Peter was headed north on Lake Road behind a group of motorcycles. Before the intersection, the other motorcyclists stopped at a stop sign, but Peter did not stop and collided with the Chrysler that was headed west and driven by 71-year-old Bedford, Iowa resident Sandra Wakefield. Wakefield sustained minor injuries during the accident and was brought to a hospital in Maryville, Missouri. Reports state that Wakefield was wearing her seat belt.

The attorneys at The Biker Lawyers know all too well how devastating unexpected motorcycle crashes are. Our sincerest condolences are with the friends and family of this victim as they mourn the loss of a loved one.

Man injured in Clear Lake motorcycle accident

A car-motorcycle accident occurred just after 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 2 along the intersection of Grouse Avenue and 275th Street in Clear Lake, Iowa. The accident resulted in one man getting hospitalized.

According to preliminary investigations made by the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office, 58-year-old Clear Lake resident Eddie Bergman was riding his motorcycle north on Grouse Avenue when a car driven by 19-year-old Clear Lake resident Jackson Finn came off 275th Street and directly into Bergman’s path, causing Bergman to crash into Finn. Bergman was brought to Mercy Medical Center in North Iowa to stabilize his condition. Police investigators are currently looking into the incident to determine what factors may have contributed to the accident.

The attorneys at The Biker Lawyers make it our mission to to fight for and represent the legal rights and interests of motorcyclists. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident, do not hesitate to call our offices at (877) 209-9452 to learn more about what we can do for you.

Kalona motorcycle and minivan collision kills one

The Johnson County Sheriff’s office in Kalona, Iowa has reported that a motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a minivan on Sharon Center Road in in Washington County on Friday, May 20 around 7:05 p.m.

According to preliminary investigations, Kalona resident Kevin Miller was driving his motorcycle north on Sharon Center Road when he collided with a minivan that was on the other side of the highway. Kevin Miller was declared dead at the scene of the accident, but the passengers of the minivan were reported as unharmed after the incident. The impact caused both vehicles to burst into flames shortly after the collision.

The attorneys at The Biker Lawyers see numerous cases of tragic deaths due to motorcycle and car accidents. Motorcyclists must be exponentially more careful on the roads in order to avoid negligent drivers. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim in this accident as they grieve the death of their loved one.

Two Wheel Trauma to conduct accident management seminar

Emergency Medical Services personnel, first responders, and others in the medical community will attend a seminar conducted by the Two Wheel Trauma Program on March 21, KWQC reported.

The program will cover accident management, especially how to treat people who have incurred injuries due to motorcycle, moped, snowmobile, bicycle, or all-terrain vehicle accidents.

The event will take place at Genesis Medical Center East Campus Heart Institute Adler at East Rusholme Street in Davenport, Iowa.

Aside from learning about techniques for giving first-aid treatment to victims and reducing the amount of body damage the victim could be exposed to, the seminar will also teach attendees how to avoid exposing themselves to injuries while providing treatment.

If your health and safety has been compromised in a motorcycle accident due to the negligent actions of other motorists on the road, our competent attorneys at The Biker Lawyers, may provide you with the competent legal assistance you need to pursue a claim against those responsible for your plight. Call our offices today at (877) 209-9452 to begin taking action.

Motorcyclist injured in Interstate 29 crash

The Sioux City Police Department in Iowa reported that 60-year-old Sergeant Bluff resident Steven Hough was injured in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Interstate 29, according to an article on KTIV published July 30.

According to preliminary investigations conducted by the police, Hough was traveling at a highway speed just before 8:00 a.m. northbound near the Highway 20 interchange. The traffic ahead of him, however, had slowed due to nearby construction.

Hough avoided collision by veering his bike downwards. He was brought to the Mercy Medical Center for emergency surgery, but his condition remains unknown.

Because motorcycles provide less protection to the rider, motorcycle accident victims face a greater risk of serious harm. If you have experienced a motorcycle accident due to the reckless driving of someone else, the attorneys at the The Biker Lawyers, may help you pursue the funds you need to recover. Call our offices today at (877) 209-9452 to learn how we may help you.

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