Cherryvale, KS – Two Injured in Motorcycle Crash at US-169 & 5500 Rd

Cherryvale, KS - Two Injured in Motorcycle Crash at US-169 & 5500 Rd

Cherryvale, KS (June 23, 2024) – Two people were hurt after a single-vehicle crash in the Cherryvale area on Saturday, June 22. The accident was reported on US-169 SB near 5500 Road late that night around 9:05 p.m. It was reported that the victims were traveling southbound in a 2023 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 at the time of the collision. 

A Kawasaki operated by 50-year-old Thomas J. Solberg of Coffeyville was headed south when a deer entered the roadway. The motorcycle crashed into the animal. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. The rider and his passenger, later identified as 57-year-old Jo E. Solberg of Coffeyville, were injured in the accident. Both victims were transported by ambulance to Coffeyville Regional Hospital for the treatment of serious injuries. No updates on the conditions of the involved parties have been provided at this time. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with Thomas J. Solberg, Jo E. Solberg, and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Motorcycle Accidents in Kansas

Cherryvale, KS - Two Injured in Motorcycle Crash at US-169 & 5500 RdIn Kansas, motorcycling is a popular pastime. However, even the most experienced riders are aware of how unsafe it can be to ride. In the United States, motorcycles are disproportionately involved in traffic fatalities. Riders are four times more likely to be injured in an accident and nearly 28 times more likely to die than passengers in a car. Less than 3 percent of documented crashes countrywide involve motorcycles, although they are considered to be involved in 14 percent of traffic fatalities. Recovering from severe injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash can be challenging. You must be ready to pursue a strong claim for compensation with the help of a qualified Cherryvale motorcycle accident lawyer. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to fight for your legal rights during this difficult time. Contact us today at 620-524-008 to get started on your case. 

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