Beloit, WI (November 26, 2019) – A motorcycle and a pick-up truck collided on Monday evening after 6:30 p.m. There was one confirmed injury as a result of the accident. The motorcyclist was the injured party. It is unclear at this time how serious the injuries were.
The Beloit Police Department was called to the scene and local EMS were also on the scene to provide aid to the injured motorcyclist.
The incident took place in the southbound lanes on US 51 and Newark Road. The accident caused the lanes on US 51 to close for many hours.
The authorities are still investigating the details of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured motorcyclist at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents In Beloit, WI
Costs associated with fatal crashes cost the State of Wisconsin almost $700 million each year. Young adults make up the majority of those affected in crashes in the state with over 50% being involved in a crash. Adults make up the second-largest group at 35%. Motorcycle accidents are the second most destructive in the state, making up 17% of all fatal traffic accidents. The most important piece of safety gear a motorcyclist can wear is a helmet. Wearing a helmet reduces the risk of death by 37% and head injury by 69%.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.