Kalamazoo, MI – Motorcyclist Hurt in Hit-and-Run on Mt Olivet Rd

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Kalamazoo, MI (September 11, 2023) – Police are searching for the driver who struck and fled after injuring a biker.

The event happened on Friday night at about 9:00 p.m. local time near the corner of Mount Olivet Road and Virginia Avenue in Kalamazoo.

According to reports, a vehicle struck and killed a 40-year-old female biker in Kalamazoo. The severity of the woman’s wounds was confirmed by police, who declined to comment on her condition.

The driver of a GMC Suburban that was also involved in the accident sped off. The cops said the driver’s side mirror and front quarter panel are at risk today. Anyone who saw the collision or has information related to it is urged to call the Criminal Investigation Division of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.

In the interim, an inquiry has been launched.

The injured and their families have our sincere thoughts. We hope they make a full recovery quickly.

Injuries in Motorcycle Crashes Across Michigan

Kalamazoo, MI - Motorcyclist Hurt in Hit-and-Run on Mt Olivet RdWith 3,288 miles of beachfront along the Great Lakes, Michigan is a popular destination for motorcyclists who want to take in the state’s breathtaking scenery. The number of motorcycle accidents in our state is just too high. According to data compiled by the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP), the state saw 2,722 motorcycle-related traffic incidents in a single year.

Motorcyclists in Michigan may best protect themselves from serious injury in the event of a mishap by being vigilant and always using a helmet with a face shield or other form of protective eyewear. Even though people are becoming more aware of the heightened vulnerability of motorcyclists compared to motorists, these accidents still keep happening.

If you were hurt in a motorcycle accident in Michigan, a personal injury attorney may help you fight for compensation.

-Your attorney will file a formal demand to the insurance company after calculating the total amount of your losses (including damages, medical bills, and lost income). After that, your lawyer will negotiate with the insurance company for a payout. Adjusters have the option of submitting a counteroffer if they disagree with the proposed settlement amount.
-Your personal injury attorney may then suggest launching a lawsuit in response to your injuries. The insurance company may offer a greater settlement to keep the matter out of court. Your attorney and the insurer may probably exchange letters and phone calls many times before arriving at a fair compromise. A mediator may probably be required to help the warring parties reach an agreement.
-During mediation, each side is urged to be completely candid about their position. During mediation, the insurance company will typically provide its best offer.

Christopher Trainor & Associates is dedicated to satisfying the needs of each of its customers and provides first consultations at no cost. You may be certain that we will do all in our power to safeguard your interests throughout the claims process. Injured motorcyclists in Kalamazoo shouldn’t wait to get in touch with a lawyer. To schedule your no-cost first consultation, please call us at 248-886-8650 right now.

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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