Brian Colby, 64, and Brandi Rossell, 41, both in serious condition after their motorcycle crashed on Route 9 in Crawford, Maine
Two people seriously injured in Down East motorcycle crash
Brian Colby, 64, of Bucksport and his passenger, Brandi Rossell, 41, of Hudson, were traveling southbound on Route 9 in Crawford when Colby lost control of his motorcycle about 5 p.m., according to state police spokeswoman Shannon Moss.
Since motorcycle crashes often end in serious injuries, victims need immediate help
Motorcycle accidents are more likely to end in serious injuries or death for the motorcyclist, since the rider is not protected from the force of a collision. When a motorcycle accident happens, the injured rider needs immediate, appropriate medical care, the accident needs to be investigated, and the insurance companies need to be informed.
When a motorcycle crash is caused by negligence, additional steps need to be taken to protect the legal rights of the injured motorcyclist or the family members of someone killed in a motorcycle crash. Go here to learn more about motorcycle accidents and claims.