With summer here soon, many people in the Cary area are dusting off their motorcycles and getting ready for riding season. Most of the time motorcyclists are able to safely share the road with other vehicles. But occasionally a serious accident occurs. Those who are involved in motorcycle accidents typically suffer more serious injuries because of the lack of safety features on a motorcycle. A recent accident in Cary claimed the life of two people and resulted in charges for the negligent driver.
A fatal crash involving a dirt bike and a car recently occurred in Cary near the intersection of Maynard and Old Apex roads. The dirt bike carrying two people was hit by a car. One of the dirt bike riders died at the scene while the other was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. They died a few days later. The driver of the vehicle was later arrested and is charged with death by vehicle, driving while impaired and felony serious injury by vehicle.
When a family has been affected by a serious car accident, they are full of stress and grief and have no idea what to do next. If their loved one was seriously injured or killed due to no fault of their own, they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney can visit the accident scene and interview witnesses, review the police report, and help the family understand what happened. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and other damages.
No one can prepare themselves for a serious car crash and its repercussions. A family who is dealing with a car accident should know that they have the legal right to hold the negligent driver responsible.