After a motorcycle and a minivan collided at the junction of Nansemond Parkway and Kings Highway in Suffolk, Virginia (VA), on July 26, 2012, the motorcyclist and a passenger in the van were transported to hospitals with injuries. The biker was more badly injured than the other person, but police did not immediately know whether the motorcycle rider or the minivan driver caused the accident.
The Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers' Perspective
Some wrecks are unavoidable, but most collisions involving motorcycles and large vehicles do not need to happen. During the nearly 30 years that attorneys with our Virginia personal injury law firm have been representing motorcyclists hit and hurt by cars and trucks, the excuse we've heard most often from at-fault drivers is "I never saw them." All that means is that everyone on the road needs to be on the lockout for bikes at all times. One lesson that both motorcyclists and drivers should take from the wreck in Suffolk is that any failure to share the road safely can result in a severe accident.
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