Pembroke, NC (October 4, 2020) – On Saturday, October 3, a fatal motorcycle accident took place on a major roadway in Pembroke.
Officers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that the accident took place between a vehicle and a motorcycle. The driver of a motorcycle came up behind a vehicle and they collided for reasons that are not yet known.
A passenger on the motorcycle, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The driver of the motorcycle was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, though it is not yet known what circumstances led to these charges.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in North Carolina
Motorcycle accidents are known for being some of the most horrific accidents on our roads. This is mainly due to the fact that motorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to some of the worst harm. According to data released by the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles, approximately 4,269 motorcycle accidents took place in North Carolina due to the negligence of others. Out of these numbers, approximately 160 people were killed. If you have lost someone you love in a motorcycle accident and you know that it was not their fault, it is essential that you have skilled legal help by your side.
Suffering from fatal injuries as a result of a motorcycle accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever faced. Nobody ever expects to lose somebody close to them in a motorcycle accident. When this happens, it is true that no amount of money will be able to bring back someone that you love. However, compensation can hopefully lessen the stress that you are feeling during these difficult times. If you have lost somebody that you love in an accident and wonder where you can turn, it is important that you speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney about your motorcycle accident.
Our accident attorneys in North Carolina at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you through one of the most traumatic times in your life. We understand that it is incredibly difficult to move forward as you are grieving the loss of a loved one, wondering how you will afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you after losing somebody close to you. It is important that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible so that you can move forward. Please contact a North Carolina motorcycle accident attorney at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you.
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