On behalf of Ladah Law Firm, PLLC posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.
There are many modes of transportation, which include but are not limited to cars, planes and trains. One popular form of transport is a motorcycle. Many people own and ride motorcycles. Because motorcycles take a certain amount of specialized knowledge and skill to drive, a motorcycle license is required to operate them. It is widely known that motorcycles are more dangerous to operate than cars because motorcycles leave their operators very vulnerable on the roadways.
In Las Vegas, Nevada, a man was killed in a motorcycle accident. The young man riding the motorcyle was thrown from his bike and pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Police investigators reported that the man on the bike did not see a truck driving in front of him and ended up hitting the truck. The motorcycle became stuck under the truck and was dragged a quarter of a mile from the scene of the accident.
Like any other vehicle, accidents are an unfortunate part of operating a motorcycle. It is often difficult for drivers of other vehicles to see motorcycles on the roads, which leads to accidents. If a rider was injured in an accident with another vehicle, they may sue the other driver if that driver was negligent. The police investigation will determine who was at fault in the accident and the parties may bring a claim in court to recover any damages. If a rider was killed in a motorcycle accident, then the family of the victim may bring a suit for wrongful death.
Source: News 3, “Motorcyclist killed after hitting truck on southbound U.S. 95,” Trevor Thompson, September 3, 2013
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