According to The Denver Post, an off duty police officer was involved in a dangerous motorcycle accident resulting in several injuries including a serious head injury. Now he is fighting a suspension and DUI suspicion in addition to his injuries. The accident occurred on 38th Street at Arkins Court around 1:20am on February 11th. Michael Lemmons lost control of his motorcycle and slid into a telephone pole. He was taken to a nearby hospital where investigators questioned him and smelled a heavy scent of alcohol on his breath. The off duty officer denied a blood test twice and continues to deny any alcohol was involved that night. Witnesses have stated seeing a vehicle pull out of a parking lot into the path of the motorcycle causing him to swerve and lose control. No official charges have been filed in regards to the accident. Lemmons suffered several broken bones on the right side of his body as well as a head injury that left him with no memory of the accident.
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Motorcycle accidents are extremely dangerous and often leave severe to even fatal injuries. Life debilitating head injuries are also very common among motorcycle crashes. Colorado law does not require motorcyclist to wear a helmet and therefore insurance companies cannot reduce the compensation if a helmet was not involved.
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