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Motorcycle Crash in Chesapeake, VA Kills Maryland Woman

A Maryland (MD) woman lost her life in Chesapeake, Virginia (VA), when the motorcycle on which she was riding ran off a rural, two-lane road. The man driving the bike along Indian Creek Road also sustained injuries that are not considered life-threatening.

Police do not know what made the motorcyclist lose control, and other details about traffic and weather conditions or whether the bike experienced any mechanical problems have not been released. An investigation into the fatal April 26, 2012, crash continues. No charges have been filed in relation to the accident.



View a larger map of the area in Chesapeake, VA, where a motorcycle passenger lost her life in a crash.


Any time a motorcycle wrecks, riders' risks for serious injury or death are high. This makes avoiding accidents the highest priority for both motorcyclists and all car and truck drivers sharing the road. While it is unclear whether another vehicle was involved in this wreck, the attorneys with our Virginia Beach-based personal injury law firm have represented many victims of motorcycle accidents caused by oncoming drivers drifting into the biker's lane or turning drivers failing to yield right of way to the motorcycle.

If police determine that either of those incident occurred, the injured motorcyclist and the family members of the woman killed in the Chesapeake crash should contact an experienced Virginia lawyer to discuss their legal options.

EJL 
Richard N. Shapiro
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyer Serving Va Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake & all of Virginia
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