Iowa motorcyclist undergoes 21 hours of surgery after crash

A Cedar Rapids man suffered a fractured femur, elbow, and ribs along with a ruptured bladder and abdominal bleeding after he was involved in a motorcycle crash last week.

30-year-old Brian Smith crashed into the side of an SUV near the intersection of Center Point Road and O Avenue. The driver of the SUV was heading southbound in the right lane of the one-way road when she attempted to turn left. Smith was driving his motorcycle in the left lane and ran into the SUV as it was turning.

Along with his other injuries, Smith also sustained third-degree burns on his left leg when his motorcycle caught on fire following the crash. The victim has undergone 21 hours of surgery, including one five-hour procedure. He is being treated at University of Iowa Hospitals in Clinics in Iowa City, and is now out of the ICU and in stable condition.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an Iowa motorcycle accident, contact the Iowa motorcycle accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. by calling 877-327-2600 today.


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