What are common motorcycle accident injuries?

Over 80 percent of all motorcycle accidents result in injury or death. Accidents typically throw the motorcyclist from the seat of the motorcycle against objects in the vehicle’s path or to the ground. Major injuries resulting from a typical motorcycle accident frequently include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Injuries to the spinal cord, back or neck
  • Broken bones
  • Strained muscles
  • Injuries to the arms or legs
  • Cuts, burns or scrapes
  • Death