Durham, NC (November 1, 2020) – On Saturday night, October 31, a man was killed in a dirt bike accident that occurred in Durham.
Durham Police confirmed that the driver of a dirt bike was killed following an accident involving a pickup truck on East Club Boulevard. Police claim that 21-year-old Jarrein Smith was traveling west when his Suzuki dirt bike collided with a Chevrolet Silverado. The Silverado was trying to turn left at the time.
Smith was immediately rushed to Duke Hospital with severe injuries. He tragically passed away while at the hospital.
Police have not brought any charges against the driver of the Silverado, who remained at the scene of the collision.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Dirt Bike Accidents in North Carolina
Dirt bike accidents are not as common as other accidents on our roads and are incredibly comparable to motorcycle collisions. For instance, both accidents involve vehicles that do not offer the same protections as passenger vehicles. Thousands of accidents occur in the state of North Carolina every year, with many of these accidents leading to serious injuries and fatalities. If you have suffered losses due to a fatal crash, it is important that you speak with a resourceful accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Nobody ever wants to lose somebody they love in a fatal accident. However, if you have lost someone you love, there is the possibility that filing a North Carolina wrongful death claim will help you on a financial level as you attempt to move forward. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one after a collision, especially when you are unsure about how you will keep up with the bills while you grieve your losses. Speaking with an attorney can help you through this challenging time. See our proven track record of success representing injured clients throughout Georgia at https://www.riccilawnc.com/results/.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are here for you after you have lost someone close to you in a serious dirt bike accident. Dirt bike accidents tend to be horrific in nature due to the fact that riders have few protections from harm. In the event of a high-speed or forceful accident, a rider could be thrown from their vehicle in the blink of an eye. If you have suffered losses, it is important that you have help moving forward. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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