Tragedy can strike at any moment. Unfortunately, some individuals facing already difficult situations may only find themselves having to handle even more hardships in the blink of an eye. For instance, motorcycle accidents can happen unexpectedly, and many people can be left grieving.
It was recently reported that such an accident took place in Arkansas. A motorcyclist was leaving a memorial service for a friend when he was involved in a car accident. The man was riding with another motorcyclist when a vehicle turned in front of them while trying to get to a fast food restaurant. The man’s motorcycle collided with the vehicle while the other motorcyclist laid his bike down in an effort to avoid a collision.
The incident resulted in the man suffering fatal injuries, and authorities declared him dead at the accident site. It was noted that he leaves behind a wife and two sons. Other individuals involved in the crash were taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries, but it was noted that those injuries were not critical. The report also indicated that the driver of the turning vehicle received a citation.
The family of the man killed in this Arkansas accident are undoubtedly shaken by the sudden loss, especially as it came so soon after the loss of his friend. They may have a difficult time coping and moving forward after this event, especially when it comes to handling their finances. Because another driver was considered at fault for this incident, the family — and others similarly affected by motorcycle accidents — may want to consider filing a wrongful death claim against that driver in efforts to seek compensation for allowable damages.