Semi-Truck and Motorcycle Involved in Deadly Vehicle Crash
Mayes County, OK (January 8, 2019) On the 8th of January, a deadly vehicle accident happened on US 69. According to the reports, a semi-truck and a motorcycle collided for unknown reasons at County Road W360. The motorcyclist was headed southbound and the semi-truck was headed northbound when the motorcyclist turned east on County Road right in front of the oncoming semi-truck. The semi-truck then tilted into the side of the road after the crash. When emergency crews arrived at the scene to help, the motorcyclist had already suffered fatal injuries. Crews remained at the scene for hours as they worked to clear and investigate the accident.
We send our condolences to the deceased motorcyclist’s family as we know how tragic it is to lose a loved one in a vehicle accident, especially if the accident could have been avoided.
Vehicle Accidents in Oklahoma
Hundreds of thousands of people are injured or killed in accidents involving semi-trucks and motorcycles every year in the United States. Unfortunately, whenever motorcycles collide with other vehicles, the motorcyclist almost always suffers the more extreme injuries. The police are currently investigating this accident to determine who had the right of way and if negligence played a role. Once they finish their reports, the motorcyclist’s family may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit with the help of a wrongful death attorney.
At McGuire Law Firm, we have helped many families throughout the years win their wrongful death lawsuits and obtain large settlements to help cover funeral costs, loss of spousal support, and more. If you or someone you know lost a loved one in a vehicle accident, call (405) 513-5658 today.