Sidney, OH (April 16, 2024) – A 31-year-old man died in a crash involving his motorcycle and an Amazon delivery truck. The crash took place in Sidney on Sunday, April 14th.

Police responded to the scene at the intersection of Country Road 25A near Interstate 75 following reports of the crash. According to authorities, 31-year-old Andrew Watson, of Lakeview, was riding his motorcycle southbound on Country Road 25A. At the same time, a 2023 Ram delivery truck operated by a 23-year-old Dayon man tried to turn westbound onto the I-75 South entrance ramp. The delivery truck failed to yield the right of way and struck Watson’s motorcycle. Watson was taken to an area hospital before being flown to Miami Valley Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The delivery truck driver was believed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the crash. Police are still investigating at this time. There were no other injuries reported.

We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of Andrew Watson following this fatal motorcycle accident in Sidney.

Ohio Motorcycle Accidents  Sidney, OH – Andrew Watson Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Country Road 25A

Ohio is home to many motorcyclists who enjoy riding their bikes throughout our state. While motorcycle riding can be an enjoyable activity, it certainly comes with major risks. Motorcyclists must share the road with passenger cars, trucks, and other larger vehicles. Unfortunately, accidents between these vehicles and motorcycles often occur and frequently result in injuries. According to statistics, more than 80% of all Ohio motorcyclists are hurt when they are involved in a collision. Some common injuries in Ohio motorcycle accidents include:

  • Broken bones
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Scarring
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Road rash
  • Death

Every motorcycle collision must be carefully investigated by authorities. Motorcyclists are very vulnerable when they are struck by a vehicle. If you have been affected by an Ohio motorcycle accident, you should reach out to a skilled attorney at the soonest possible time. While you may have legal rights, they must be properly exercised. Waiting too long can result in jeopardizing your claim or losing it entirely.

Here at Attkisson Law Firm, our trusted and dedicated lawyers are here for you during your time of need. We know that the impacts of a major crash can affect your family for many years to come. We are here to stand up for your legal rights and fight for the outcome that you deserve. We are not afraid of difficult cases or the insurance company and we will do everything possible to get you the maximum compensation under the circumstances of your case. Give us a call to see how we can help.

Our firm is standing by to speak with you at any time. We offer free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. There is no financial obligation unless we obtain a recovery on your behalf. Let us help you obtain the justice and the compensation that you need to move forward. We strongly believe that all negligent drivers should be held fully accountable for their actions that caused a crash. To schedule your free appointment with a Sidney motorcycle accident lawyer, please reach out to us using our online intake form or give us a call at 937-632-1175.