Posts tagged "motorcycle accident"

Watch Out in Work Zones!

Sometimes it seems there are only two seasons:  Winter and Construction.  Road maintenance is never-ending, though when it is neglected, complaints are loud and continual. Waiting for the road crews to finish their jobs is frustrating, but our first thought should always be to protect the life and limbs of the road construction workers. DOH Worker Hit by a FedEx Truck in West Virginia Road construction workers are at constant risk [...]

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash on I-79

Biker killed in I-79 motorcycle wreck, A Second Collision Results From Traffic Backup On Wednesday afternoon, April 1st, I-79 was shut down for hours as a result of a fatal motocycle wreck.  The motorcycle operator, for reasons unknown, lost control of his bike and hit a guardrail on the bridge just south of Morgantown, causing the fatal single vehicle collision. So many factors can come into play in causing motorcycle [...]

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Permanent Paralysis May No Longer Be Permanent

One of the most devastating consequences of a motor vehicle collision, short of death, is spinal cord injury resulting in permanent paralysis.  Thanks to new research, there is new hope for car accident and motorcycle wreck victims and their families. Experiments conducted by the University of Louisville and University of California have restored voluntary lower body movement to four men who were told they would never move their legs again. By sending electrical currents through the men's spines [...]

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