Some Dallas, Texas, residents prefer their four-wheel vehicles, while others enjoy their two-wheel vehicles. Riding a motorcycle can bring a unique sense of freedom to riders, which is one of the reasons why many people are becoming more interested in owning motorcycles. However, riding a motorcycle is riskier than driving a car. It is often a sensible idea for a motorcycle rider to enroll in various safety courses in order to learn how to safely navigate the bike on major roads and highways. Wearing safety gear can also help to prevent a serious injury in the event of a collision with other vehicles.
In Conroe, Texas, just south of Dallas, a 27-year-old man died recently in a motorcycle collision. Based on the report, the driver of a 2015 Mazda 6 missed a U-turn while traveling on McCaleb Road and decided to make another turn on FM 2854, resulting in a collision with a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle. The 27-year-old motorcycle rider was ejected from his motorcycle as a result of the collision. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival.
In similar fatal motorcycle accidents, the people involved are thoroughly investigated to determine who was at fault. Witness accounts and evidence at the scene of the crash will be examined during the process of the accident reconstruction. Once all of the information has been gathered, authorities will be able to determine how the accident happened and if someone can be held liable for the deadly crash. If the results of the investigation show that the other driver caused the motorcycle crash, the family of the deceased may wish to file a lawsuit and seek damages from the negligent party.
A person who has been injured in a motorcycle accident may be able to obtain compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. If the accident resulted in a death, the family of the deceased accident victim may wish to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Source: Yourhoustonnews.com, "Conroe man, 27, killed in motorcycle crash," Brandon K. Scott, July 29, 2014