Driving a motorcycle often requires special license and responsibility to safely operate. A motorcycle accident that causes an accidental death to another rider may have serious consequences for any victims and the person believed responsible. A terrible accident in Texas involving three motorcycles recently took a man’s life and injured many others. Those that were hurt may choose to take a closer look into what happened in an attempt to discover the party deemed responsible for the accidental death.
The three motorcycles carried five people as they traveled the roads for an early evening ride. The tragic wreck took place as the bikes neared a curve in the road. Those operating the bikes were not able to completely maneuver around the bend and smashed into a cement barrier dividing the road. The impact threw each of the drivers and passengers from their bikes.
A middle aged man driving a Harley lost his life at the time of the crash as a result of the crash. His female passenger suffered injuries as did the two other drivers and an additional rider. The other male passenger was hurt severely, placing his life at risk. Investigators believe that the motorcycle drivers may have been speeding, which likely contributed to the cause of the crash. The use of alcohol has also been considered as a potential factor, though evidence has not been confirmed yet.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene where they assisted the victims of the crash. The passengers that were injured in the Texas accident may face extensive medical expenses and lengthy recovery periods with respect to their injuries. A victim’s surviving family may have questions regarding the potential responsibility of the drivers after such a devastating crash resulted in an accidental death. Each may benefit from guidance as they seek to document the cause of the wreck and determine if a claim for financial redress is an appropriate legal remedy.
Source: kfoxtv.com, “Las Crucens identified in deadly motorcycle crash along Paisano Drive”, Jamel Valencia and Crystal Price, Sept. 15, 2014