Ohio State Highway Patrol urges motorcycle safety; Over 4,000 motorcycle crashes in 2021
New quantities from the Ohio State Highway Patrol suggest that Ohio Roadways are finding additional risky for motorcyclists.
In 2021, there had been over 4,000 crashes involving motorcyclists in the point out of Ohio, extra than 200 of all those were being deadly.
Virtually 1,200 of them direct to serious injuries.
A person Ohio rider shared his tale with OSP about how he nearly died in a motorcycle crash.
Wells said he wasn’t likely quick when he crashed, around 40 miles per hour, but he continue to shed command.
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“I arrive into a turn, and I understood as I commenced into that switch I’m not leaning the bike to go about the turn, I cannot lean… and the bicycle is heading to slide out from less than me, and I go straight across the highway, hit the guardrail, and slide down the guard rail,” Ken Wells explained.
Wells explained his leg was involving the guardrail and the bike and very seriously injured.
He explained the crash could have conveniently been substantially even worse.
“I was fortuitous that day. I went across the remaining lane, there was practically nothing coming. I could’ve been… it could’ve been a entire large amount even worse. I could have killed any individual else,” Wells included.
Wells reported he did not imagine he wanted to acquire courses or place in a good deal of exercise on his bike as he experienced expertise with grime bikes.
If he experienced one piece of information Wells reported he would urge all riders to follow on their motorcycles before getting it out on the road.