There are many motorcycle owners in the Cary area. Most drivers understand the importance of watching for motorcycles when they are on the road. But, a motorcycle accident often has serious injuries that can require extensive medical treatment.
A recent motorcycle accident in Columbia claimed the life of the motorcycle driver. The motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Broad River Road in Columbia when a car pulled out in front of him. This caused the motorcyclist to collide with the car and he died from multiple blunt force injuries. The driver of the car is accused of making an improper turn and failing to yield the right of way.
Motorcycle accidents often involve serious injuries. Motorcyclists do not have the same protection as those who are riding in a car or truck. If a family member has been involved in a motorcycle accident, it is important to contact a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney can visit the accident scene and interview witnesses, review police reports, and get the family the answers they deserve as to what happened to their loved one. If negligence occurred, families may have the right to compensation for medical expenses, funeral expenses, pain and suffering and other damages.
It is important for drivers to always be alert for motorcycles on North Carolina roads. A motorcycle accident typically involves very serious injuries that can affect a family forever. It is important to hold those who caused the accident responsible so that they don’t hurt anyone else.
Source: thestate.com, “Columbia man killed in motorcycle vs. car collision identified,” Dwayne Mclemore, Oct. 12, 2017