Des Moines motorcycle-car collision hurts one

A motorcycle-car collision that happened just before 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 16 at the intersection of East 9th Street and Garfield Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa resulted in one person getting hurt.

According to preliminary investigations, a car pulled out in front of the path of a motorcycle that was traveling through an intersection. In a bid to avoid crashing into the vehicle, the driver of the motorcycle, veered a little off the roadway, causing him to lose control of his bike.

Emergency medical responders found a motorcycle rider sprawled out onto the road. He sustained injuries, but was conscious and is expected to recover from the accident.

Police authorities are conducting further investigations into the incident to get a clear picture of the events that took place that led to the accident.

Our attorneys at La Marca Law Group, P.C. seek to have the courts punish the liable party for their negligent actions – intoxicated operation of a motor vehicle, for instance – that resulted in a personal injury accident. If you have a personal injury accident case in Des Moines and you wish to pursue financial compensation for you and your family, call our offices today at (515) 225-2600.


Cedar Falls accident occurs between motorcycle and truck

The Cedar Falls Police, assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, are investigating a road accident involving a motorcycle and a flatbed straight truck that occurred in Cedar Falls, Iowa on Thursday, June 13 at around 7:40 a.m., injuring a woman.

According to Police Chief Jeff Olson, the accident occurred at the Big Woods and Lone Tree roads in the North Cedar area of Cedar Falls. Both vehicles were headed east when the truck’s driver made a U-turn without yielding, causing the motorcycle and truck to collide.

Trina Cheever, the 48-year-old driver of the motorcycle, was taken to Allen Hospital in Waterloo for treatment of major injuries before being transferred to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

The flatbed truck was driven by 42-year-old Anthony Wendling of Waterloo, who was given a citation for failure to yield while making a U-turn.

If you find yourself the victim of a car accident in Des Moines and would like to pursue legal action, discuss your legal options with the legal team at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., by calling (515) 225-2600. We can help you better understand your situation and options.


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