Motorcycles are often an economical and entertaining way for individuals to travel because of their fuel efficiency and openness. However, these vehicles can quickly turn into dangerous objects if they are involved in collisions with other vehicles. Their lack of protection can leave the occupants vulnerable to injury if an accident occurs, and the victims can often be seriously hurt or even killed. Unfortunately, one car accident in Nebraska recently killed a cyclist.
The accident took place on the afternoon of April 27 at around 4:15 p.m. when a motorcycle and a motor vehicle collided. The crash occurred after the car stopped at an intersection, but then proceeded to pull out in front of the motorcycle and cause the collision. Emergency personnel arrived at the scene of the accident and pronounced the rider of the motorcycle to be deceased.
The driver of the car suffered minor injuries, but no one else was harmed in the accident. The road on which the accident took place was closed for several hours while the accident was investigated and cleaned up. The accident is still under investigation by Nebraska police.
Once the investigation of the car accident has been completed, the family of the deceased victim may have the right to seek monetary compensation for their tragic loss. Compensation could be used by the family to pay for any of the victim’s final expenses. This could allow the family to focus on coming to terms with their loss and recuperating emotionally from their loss instead of worrying about new bills.
Source: nebraska.tv, “Man Killed in Car-Motorcycle Accident Near G.I.“, Megan Johnson, April 27, 2014