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Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania Kill 3


Posted on Jun 14, 2011

June 9, 2011 - Center City, PA - Three people died in recent motorcycle accidents in Pennsylvania.

According to a report at Philly.com, police said a 36-year-old man who lost control of a motorcycle he was riding died on Friday, May 27, in Center City.

The man, whose identity has not been disclosed, was taking his friend's motorcycle for a ride at approximately 8:00 p.m. As he drove into a curve at Walnut and 23rd Streets, he slammed into a pole and suffered fatal injuries, police said.

He was transported to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said

In another report at Philly.com, 2 people on a motorcycle were killed on Saturday, May 28, when the driver apparently lost control of the bike in East Falls on Roosevelt Boulevard, police said.

The accident, which occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. near the overpass at Henry Avenue, flung the passenger, Teresa Gibson, to the ground. Gibson, 59, of South Philadelphia, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said 54-year-old Willie Singletary, the driver, was pronounced dead at a hospital.

If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved in a motor vehicle accident, you should explore your legal options with a Philadelphia personal injury attorney. If it can be determined that someone else's negligence led to the accident, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and/or wrongful death.

As a service to the residents of Pennsylvania and surrounding areas, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur in Pennsylvania that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.

Common accidents include, but are not limited to:
 

  • single-vehicle accidents;
  • accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
  • accidents caused by aggressive driving or distracted drivers.

If you have been named in this blog or you are the victim's family member or friend and would like the blog posting removed from our website, please feel free to contact us and we will promptly accommodate your request.

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