Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Downtown Louisville Labor Day Weekend 2017
It’s Labor Day Weekend and there are a lot of motorcycles on the road. If you’re out and about, look twice and save a life. In the event that you or a loved one is injured on a bike in Louisville, contact a local and reputable Louisville motorcycle accident lawyer. Some insurance companies will do just about anything to get out of compensating you or your loved one for motorcycle accidents.
Accident on Broadway
According to an article on WDRB, Louisville Metro Police say the driver of a Chevy Impala took a left onto South Hancock into the path of a group of motorcycles and the car hit at least 3 motorcycles. Tragically, one of the motorcyclists was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Chevy and 2 other bikers were taken to the hospital with injuries.
If you’ve ever ridden a motorcycle, you know that one of the worst things that can happen is a vehicle suddenly turning left into you or in front of you. When this happens the result is often a head on collision or a motorcycle broadsiding the vehicle taking the left hand turn.
Do motorcyclists need a lawyer?
After dealing with a terrible accident, some people are shocked to discover that most insurance companies want to pay out as little as possible for their injuries. In fact, in many cases the other driver’s insurer will try to blame to motorcyclist for the crash.
Don’t let this happen to you. If you’ve been involved in a motorcycle wreck, contact us today for a free and confidential consultation and case evaluation. As Louisville personal injury lawyers we have successfully handled multiple motorcycle accident cases for Louisville motorcyclists and have a long track record of success. Motorcyclists can still be compensated for their injuries even if they were partially responsible.