Annually, motorcycle accidents produce almost 90,000 injuries
...with 4800 of the accidents resulting in death of the rider or passenger. Motorcycle accidents often result in severe injury or death.
The majority of motorcycle accidents are caused by operators of motor vehicles who fail to see a motorcycle until "it is too late." At speeds as low as 5 or 10 miles an hour, a motor vehicle can cause severe damage or injury to the rider of a motorcycle. This can include extensive medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering and actual physical damage to the motorcycle.