Durham, NC (September 19, 2020) – Around 11 p.m. on Friday night, September 18, a man was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash in Durham.
Police confirmed that Michael Worsman was driving his motorcycle at the intersection of Fayetteville Road and Stratford Lakes Drive with his passenger and wife, Annie Worsman. Suddenly, their motorcycle was rear-ended by the driver of a Honda Accord.
The driver of the Honda was identified as 26-year-old Timothy Long. He was traveling south on Fayetteville Road when he struck the couple for unknown reasons.
Michael was transported to Duke University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His wife was taken to the hospital with critical injuries but her condition is not yet known.
Long received a citation for misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. Police confirmed that he was intoxicated at the time of the collision. He was released from the scene.
The crash remains under investigation by local police.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in North Carolina
Motorcycle accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads. These accidents end in catastrophic and even fatal injuries every year. According to the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles, approximately 4,269 motorcycle accidents took place within the state. Out of these accidents, it was reported that approximately 160 motorcyclists were killed in these accidents. Losing somebody you love in an accident might be one of the most life-altering things that you have ever experienced. You should never have to stand alone after you have lost someone you love in one of these accidents.
Suffering fatal losses in an accident can be an emotional time in your life. Nobody ever expects to receive the phone call that a loved one has been taken from them in a horrific North Carolina motorcycle accident that was not their fault. Though no amount of money can bring back a loved one, it can lessen the stress that you and your loved ones feel during these difficult times. If you have suffered extensive losses as the result of an accident and you are not sure about where you should turn, you should always be prepared to speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to assist you in your time of need after you have lost someone you love due to the negligence of another party. We understand how difficult it can be for you to move forward as you grieve your losses and work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of aspects including medical expenses your loved one incurred, lost income, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 for more information.
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