Detroit, MI – Motorcycle Collision Causes Injuries at Gratiot & Joy Blvd

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Detroit, MI (September 10, 2023) – On Sunday evening, September 10, a passenger vehicle driver and a motorcyclist collided in the Detroit metropolitan area, sending at least one individual to a local hospital.

Macomb County Sheriff’s Office deputies reported that the incident occurred just before 10:00 p.m. near the intersection of Gratiot Avenue and Joy Boulevard.

Witnesses observed a number of paramedics and local police officers at the site of the accident; however, the circumstances and specifics of the events leading up to it remain unknown. The current condition of at least one individual who was evaluated for injuries and transported to a local medical facility is also unclear.

Officers continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision, but DUI is suspected to be a contributing factor.

We extend our thoughts and best wishes to the injured victims and their families.

Motorcycle Accidents in Detroit

Detroit, MI - Motorcycle Collision Causes Injuries at Gratiot & Joy BlvdRiding a motorcycle along Michigan’s 3,288 miles of coastline is a popular recreation for many people. The Great Lakes State is replete with breathtaking landscapes. Unfortunately, the frequency of motorcycle accidents is all too high across our state. According to the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP), there were 2,722 motorcycle-related traffic incidents in Michigan in a single year.

Two of the best ways for Michigan motorcyclists to remain secure and reduce their risk of serious crash-related injuries are to always wear a helmet with a face shield or protective eyewear and to be aware of their surroundings. Tragically, these accidents continue to occur, especially because motorcyclists are significantly more vulnerable than vehicles.

If you were injured in a motorcycle accident in Michigan, a qualified personal injury attorney can assist protect your rights:

  • After the total amount of your damages, medical expenses, and lost income has been determined, your attorney will send a demand letter to the insurance company.
  • Your attorney will now negotiate for the highest possible insurance settlement on your behalf. If they disagree with the proposed settlement amount, adjusters may make a counteroffer.
  • Following these steps, your personal injury attorney may recommend filing a lawsuit on your behalf as the next step. In an endeavor to avoid going to court, the insurance provider may now increase its settlement offer.
  • Before a reasonable settlement is reached, there will likely be additional sessions of negotiations between your attorney and the insurance company. A mediator may be required to assist the parties in resolving their differences and reaching a compromise.
  • All parties are given the opportunity to communicate freely and candidly about their positions during mediation. Typically, the insurance company will present its finest offer during mediation.

Our team at Christopher Trainor & Associates offers free initial consultations and tailors its representation to each client’s specific requirements. During this difficult period, you can rest assured that our team will do everything possible to defend your rights and guide you through the claims process. If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident in Detroit, don’t hesitate to get in touch with an attorney. Contact our Detroit motorcycle accident lawyers immediately at 248-886-8650 to schedule a free initial consultation.

Note: Our firm utilized outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts regarding this accident. If you find information that is incorrect, contact Christopher Trainor & Associates immediately so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available about the accident. This post can be removed upon request.  

Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. This post is not a solicitation for business. 

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