On August 4, 2013, a man was killed and his wife hospitalized with serious injuries after their motorcycle collided with a Ford SUV near the intersection of Meadow and Smithville Roads in suburban Boston, Massachusetts.
The rider, 58-year-old Thomas Mansfield, was rushed to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 54-year-old Jane Mansfield, a passenger on the motorcycle, was flown via helicopter to UMass Medical Center in Boston with critical injuries. The SUV driver, 41-year-old Marc Pillsbury, was also hospitalized due to injury.
The exact cause of the crash, which occurred at about 11:00 at night, is still under investigation.
Even if the rider is wearing a safety helmet, motorcycle collisions very often involve serious and fatal injuries. The rider is completely exposed to the oncoming traffic and has no protection from other vehicles or flying debris. Some common injuries include:
Fault can often be difficult to establish, meaning that you need a serious attorney with the resources to thoroughly investigate the facts and partner with experts in order to help ensure that the victims receive fair compensation for their injuries.
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