Motorist’s Failure to Yield Results in Fatal Ohio Motorcycle Accident

by | November 6th, 2013

November 6, 2013

Studies have shown that one of the leading causes of motorcycle accidents involving another vehicle is motorists’ failure to recognize or yield the right-of-way to oncoming motorcycles when turning. The Ohio Motorcycle Accident Lawyers with the law firm of Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy explain that such an accident was recently responsible for claiming two lives and leaving one other person seriously injured.

According to an article published by The Columbus Dispatch, the crash occurred at approximately 10 a.m. Monday, October 28, at the intersection of Westerville Road and Albert Avenue in Clinton Township. Reports from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department indicate the motorcyclist was traveling northbound along Westerville. As he began to approach the intersection with Albert Avenue, the 19-year-old driver of a southbound Hyundai sedan attempted to turn left onto Albert in front of the bike. The motorcyclist did not have time to stop and collided with the passenger side of the vehicle.

The impact of the collision claimed the life of the motorcyclist, as well as the 24-year-old passenger in the Hyundai. The driver of the vehicle was seriously injured and was last listed in stable condition.

The law firm’s team of Ohio Personal Injury Lawyers recognizes how devastating the loss of a loved one to another person’s negligence can be and would like to send their deepest sympathies to the families of the victims.