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3 Common Injuries Resulting From Boise Bicycle Accidents

In an effort to save on gas money and get yourself in shape, you’ve decided to stop driving to work and ride your bike instead. You stop at an intersection to turn onto State Highway 3. You wait to have the right of way, and once you do, you begin to pedal. A truck runs the red light and crashes into you. Bicycle accidents in Boise leave many bikers with injuries, and some are more common than others.

Limb Injuries

Your legs and arms are particularly vulnerable when involved in a bike accident. Consequently, they are prone to becoming broken and other similar injuries during collisions.

Head Injuries

Those who are victims of bike crashes commonly experience head injuries. Skull fractures, concussions, cuts, and brain damage are all possible when you are involved in an accident while biking.

Chest and Abdomen Injuries

Although the chest and abdomen are the least likely body parts to receive injuries, problems still occur, and when they do—they are often quite painful and serious. These types of ailments are often accompanied by head injuries.

Bicycle accidents can injure even the most experienced bikers. Facing the insurance company alone can leave you with a pile of bills, and no money to take care of them.

The Morton Law Offices are experienced in helping accident victims just like you get the compensation they deserve. Contact us today to speak with an attorney about your situation.

If you know someone who was hurt in a bike accident, we encourage you to share this information with him or her.

Alan Morton
Advocate for Justice/Trial Lawyer