Kensington, MD – Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on Connecticut Ave near Franklin St

by | Apr 22, 2022 | Recent News

Kensington, MD (April 22, 2022) – A crash reported in the Kensington area sent one motorcyclist to a local hospital with injuries. At 3:30 p.m., on April 21, the Montgomery County Police Department was notified that a motorcycle collision on Connecticut Avenue required assistance.

Officers arrived on-site with the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services and secured the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Franklin Street. Investigations found that a collision involving one motorcycle and one other vehicle blocked the intersection during the afternoon hours.

The adult motorcyclist was injured in the crash and transported by MCFRS EMS to a local hospital.

The MCPD is investigating the circumstances of this two-vehicle motorcycle wreck.

Our thoughts are with the motorcyclist who sustained injuries in the crash.

Motorcycle Accidents in Maryland

Kensington, MD – Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on Connecticut Ave near Franklin StMotorcycle wrecks in Maryland leave more than 2,000 people with injuries every year. These incidents are often a result of drivers engaging in reckless and negligent actions. According to statistics, 33% of all motorcycle accidents that result in fatal injuries across the United States involve speeding vehicles. This equates to nearly twice the percentage of fatal accidents involving other types of speeding vehicles.

Additionally, more than 25% of fatal motorcycle crashes in our country involve drivers who are impaired. Although these statistics pertain to the number of people who lose their lives in collisions with motorcycles, we see a significant number of riders harmed for all the same reasons. These and other acts of negligence harm victims and destroy their lives every day in our state.

Not only do we see motorcycle crashes take place for a variety of reasons, but there are some locations that are more common than others. On average, around 34% of Maryland motorcycle crashes occur on state routes. Another 28% of motorcycle crashes in our state occur on county roads.

No matter where your motorcycle accident took place, if you were harmed as a result of negligence, you may have legal options available for you. Our Kensington motorcycle accident lawyers will help you seek financial compensation that will be invaluable to you throughout your recovery.

Kensington Personal Injury Lawyers

The Kensington personal injury lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC specialize in personal injury cases. We fight aggressively to ensure motorcyclists who are harmed in accidents are able to protect their legal rights.

If you have been injured in an accident due to another driver’s actions, our lawyers will take all of the legal work right out of your hands so you can focus on recovering from your injuries.

Our lawyers will personally investigate your accident and compile the strongest evidence to build your case. We will reach out to law enforcement, obtain medical records, and recover statements from witnesses to ensure you have the best chances of getting justice. We will fight until the very end to ensure you obtain the outcome you expect after being injured in an accident due to the negligence of another driver.

Contact our Maryland personal injury law firm by calling 301-251-8776 today.

NoteOur writers used secondary sources when writing this accident news post. These sources include but are not limited to local news sources, local and state police reports, social media posts, and eyewitness accounts about accidents that take place in and around Maryland. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if you find any information that is not correct, please contact Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC  immediately so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove this post upon request. 

Disclaimer: We hope that our readers will slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle in an effort to reduce accidents in Maryland. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at this accident scene.

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