A collision between a motorcyclist and a pickup truck in Hampton, Virginia (VA) has resulted in the cyclist’s death. The crash occurred in the evening at the intersection of Wind Mill Point Rd. and Johnson in Hampton’s Fox Hill area. Local police report that following the collision between the truck and the motorcycle, the cyclist was found at the location of the accident with life-threatening injuries; he was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene.
Accidents that claim the life of a victim are always terrible; we have seen enough of them to know the pain that loved ones suffer after such a sudden loss. We don’t have all the information yet regarding this accident—was drunk driving or distracted driving involved? did the truck driver fail to yield the right-of-way?—we know that the family members of the deceased may have grounds to file a wrongful death claim against the other driver in the collision, depending on the outcome of the police investigation.
If you’ve suffered the devastating loss of a family member or loved one in a car accident, our condolences are with you; it is an incredibly difficult thing to have to go through. Our personal injury attorneys have written a detailed guide on the wrongful death claims process in Virginia; you can click this link to download it for free and figure out your options after such a tragedy.