While heading into work, Ohio State Trooper Jacob Daymon crashed into a motorcycle, injuring the two riders. The OSP trooper car was in the westbound lanes of US 35 near the New Jasper Station Road when Trooper Daymo struck the motorcycle.
Details regarding the cause of the accident have yet to be released. The Ohio State Patrol investigators have recreated the scene, taking measurements to help them determine the cause of the accident. All parties involved in the accident will also be interviewed regarding the crash.
Ohio State Patrol Sgt. Paul Lezoff has said that the trooper involved in the accident, Jacob Daymon, is clearly upset and traumatized from the accident. He has been given the opportunity to take a personal leave to help him recover both mentally and physically.
Luckily, the two individuals on the motorcycle had helmets on which is likely to have helped them in regards to their injuries. Motorcycle accidents often result in very serious injuries so it is critical for both cyclists and others on the roadway to know the safety and driving tips that can help prevent accidents and injuries.
While the accident remains under investigation, our office always recommends motorcycle accident victims contact an attorney immediately after their accident. Situations of this nature can be very complicated, especially when those involved are also dealing with their own physical and mental recovery. After seeking medical care following a motorcycle or car accident, be sure to call an experienced lawyer to help guide you through the legal claims process. Doing so will help you not only with the stress of the situation, but also to take the worry off of your mind knowing that you are in good hands.
If you or your loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident, call our Ohio motorcycle accident attorneys at 800.637.8170. Our attorneys give free case evaluations over the phone and can help you take the initial steps toward compensation. We have helps countless motorcycle accidents through the legal process, ensuring that they receive a favorable settlement for the pain and suffering that they have endured.