On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Friday, June 13, 2014.of
Many days individuals travel to work without much incident. Unfortunately, some commuters may not make it to their destinations if they are involved in a motorcycle accident. Victims of such accidents are often seriously or fatally injured due to having limited guard against the impact of a collision, and families may be left to contemplate legal action.
The family of a 35-year-old woman in Illinois may be considering their options after a fatal accident. Reports state that the woman was traveling on a motorcycle when she collided with a pickup truck at an intersection. The crash occurred around 9 a.m. as the motorcycle was traveling west. It was reported that the motorcyclist was on her way to work when the accident took place.
The woman was transported to an emergency room, but the injuries she suffered proved fatal. She was declared dead at the hospital approximately 30 minutes after the accident. The driver of the pickup truck did not suffer any injuries. Authorities are continuing to investigate in order to determine which driver may have had the right of way.
The investigation into the fatal motorcycle accident is very important, as the victim’s family will likely want answers about the cause of the event. They may also wish to learn more about civil court proceedings in Illinois if they believe that filing a wrongful death claim could be right for their circumstances. Such a claim could allow them to enter into a case to seek financial relief for their loss and other permissible damages.
Source: pantagraph.com, “Woman dies following Tuesday morning accident“, Kevin Barlow, June 3, 2014