From dangerous road conditions to a negligent driver, a deadly motorcycle wreck can have a number of causes. In Ocala, Florida, and across the U.S., people who are involved in a motorcycle collision may have to deal with a variety of hardships after the wreck, such as a head or neck injury, costly hospital bills, an inability to work, etc. Tragically, some are unable to survive and families have a very difficult time dealing with the aftermath of a fatal motorcycle accident.
A Georgia man was recently charged with vehicular homicide after he allegedly caused a deadly motorcycle wreck in Augusta. Investigators say the driver, who was also charged with DUI and failure to yield, tried to turn left while the light was yellow and collided with a motorcycle.
Two people were riding on the motorcycle, a man and a woman. After colliding with the vehicle, both were transported to the hospital, where the man later passed away. The woman who was riding on the motorcycle is in serious condition.
For motorcyclists who are fortunate enough to survive a crash, recovering can be incredibly hard. For example, accident victims may struggle with serious injuries and life may never return to normal. Also, family members who lose loved ones in a deadly motorcycle wreck may face all sorts of hardships in addition to emotional pain, such as financial difficulties. People who have experienced these types of problems personally may want to consider speaking with a legal professional and should closely explore each and every option as they try to move forward.
Source: NBC26.tv, “Arrest made in Augusta deadly motorcycle wreck,” Rachel Weinstein, June 25, 2015