Although the season for riding motorcycles is winding down, there are still at least a couple of months left when Colorado residents can enjoy riding through this state's many mountain passes and scenic byways. Of course, it is important that when they take the roads, motorcyclists do so safely. In particular, wearing the proper helmet and protective gear, such as a leather jacket, gloves and goggles, is a great way to prevent severe injuries, including brain injuries and burn injuries, should there be a motorcycle accident.
After reaching a high-water mark in 2016, the number of fatalities due to motorcycle accidents in Colorado has trailed off slightly over the last two years. According to official statistics, in both 2017 and 2018, there were 103 deaths to motorcycle riders reported in this state. Motorcycle accidents constituted about 16 percent of all traffic-related fatalities in both 2017 and 2018.
A motorcyclist traveling in another city in Colorado that is south and west of Denver suffered what police described as serious injuries after being involved in a collision at an intersection.
There are many things that are certain about a motorcycle accident. They happen for a variety of reasons that are related to the human operators of those vehicles involved, the design of the motorcycle itself and issues with the environment.
Police in a major city in Colorado or searching for the driver of a sedan who hit a motorcyclist, leaving the motorcyclist with serious injuries.