Deadly Motorcycle Crash
A deadly motorcycle crash happened Sunday evening in Simpson County, Mississippi according to WAPT. Mississippi Highway Patrol reports the motorcycle driver was traveling South on Hwy 13 when she collided with a vehicle travelling West on Mt. Zion rd. The driver of the motorcycle had fatal injuries and the passenger of the vehicle had injuries as well. The deadly motorcycle crash is still under investigation.
Operating a motorcycle can be thrilling as well as dangerous. Unlike a car, a motorcycle provides little protection to the rider if they are involved in a wreck. Taking the right precautions can be a lifesaving effort next time your out for a ride.
- Wear Proper Clothing
When getting on a motorcycle always make sure you are wearing the proper clothing. Wear thick jacket and pants that will protect you from road rash as well as close toed shoes. Always wear a DOT approved helmet and safety glasses.
- Follow Rules of the Road
Always be sure to obey all speed limits and laws regarding driving when operating a motorcycle. Speeding and weaving thru traffic is not safe and can cause harm not only to yourself but other drivers on the road as well. It is also safe to stay visible to other drivers as many times they can’t see you.
- Watch for Weather
Be sure to check the weather conditions every time before heading out on your bike. Driving in the rain or windy conditions can be devastating for a motorcycle driver.
Avoiding a motorcycle accident is crucial and by following these steps you can be better prepared next time your out on the road. If you do find yourself in a motorcycle crash, first call the police, after seek medical treatment, and then call an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer.
Recently our firm was hired in a serious motorcycle crash. The people involved believed there was only $25,000 in insurance available. However, with good investigation and legal work, we were able to collect over $500,000 by finding insurance policies that our clients had no idea applied. Don’t pay for insurance your whole life only to let them get away with not paying the claim when you need it most.
If you or a loved one was in a motorcycle or vehicle wreck call Chhabra & Gibbs P.A. for a Free case evaluation. Our dedicated team of attorneys have over 130+ years of combined experience handling these types of cases. Call us at 601-948-8005.