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Leg of Motorcycle Rider Amputated on Scene After SUV Crash in Chesapeake

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When someone is injured in an accident, the consequences are far-reaching and affect not just the person injured but also their immediate family and friends.

This was the case for Dean Spruill, a motorcycle rider who was so seriously injured in Chesapeake, Virginia (VA), that his leg had to be amputated on the scene by emergency crews. His daughter received the call and rushed to the hospital to find that her father had lost his leg and suffered hip, back and possibly brain injuries from the accident. We, as well as the local community, wish him the swiftest of recoveries, as he is a local softball coach for Kempsville High School.

Motorcycle driver loses leg in accident: wavy.com


So what caused this terrible motorcycle accident? The driver of a SUV simply did not see Spruill on his motorcycle. This accident was completely preventable, and this father of two will now have to suffer the devastating consequences for the rest of his life. If only the driver of the SUV would have paid more attention to the road.

The accident, which happened near Mt. Pleasant Road and the 168 bypass in Chesapeake, Virginia (VA), is a stark reminder of how dangerous roads can be for bike riders. The driver of that SUV was determined by police to be at fault, and they plan to file charges.

As an experienced VA motorcycle attorney who has successfully prosecuted motorcycle claims in Virginia I know that retaining a law firm quickly is an important step in an accident this catastrophic.This was the case for two of our clients, a husband and wife that were returning home from work on a Harley Davidson motorcycle when a car hit them head-on, they were awarded $1,512,000 to help with their injuries and rehabilitation.

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