Representing Injured Bikers in St. Johns County
A motorcycle rider is the individual operating the motorcycle, but there are often motorcycle passengers as well. Motorcycle accident statistics lump all the motorcycle types — mopeds, scooters, two- and three-wheeled cycles, off-the-road motorbikes, pocket bikes, and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) — into a single category.
Within the U.S., and according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2012 Traffic Safety Facts (released in 2014 and still the most recent) have statistics on motorcycle accidents:
- 4,957 motorcyclists were killed in 2012
- More than 93,000 motorcyclists were injured in 2012
What Are the Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries?
When someone is involved in a motorcycle accident, there are various injuries they can suffer. Injuries normally happen to the lower extremities, however injuries to the upper extremities are also common.
Some common injuries include:
- Broken or fractured bones
- Spinal injuries
- Organ damage
- Internal bleeding
- Traumatic brain injuries
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