A 45-year old Monroeville man was killed when an SUV turned in front of his Harley Davidson motorcycle on August 6 in Pilesgrove, according to an article on NJ.com. The driver of the SUV, a 62-year old woman from Neosho, Missouri has not been charged, however, police are still investigating.
The police report stated that the woman was turning left onto Commissioners Pike from Woodstown-Daretown Road when the crash occurred, which caused the motorcycle to overturn and catch fire. The rider was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, the cause of the crash is unknown, however, it is possible that the driver of the SUV did not see the motorcycle or could have been distracted.
Many New Jersey residents enjoy riding motorcycles; however, because these vehicles are much smaller than passenger cars, they can be difficult to see on the road. Motorists have an obligation to share the road and abide by all traffic regulations in order to avoid a motorcycle crash in New Jersey. In some cases, drivers of passenger vehicles may not follow these rules, which, unfortunately, can result in the serious injury of other drivers and motorcyclists.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident because of another driver’s negligence, it is highly recommended that you retain the legal counsel of a New Jersey motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible.
The experienced New Jersey personal injury lawyers at Lependorf & Silverstein understand how difficult the recovery process can be if you have been seriously injured or worse, lost a loved one due to someone else’s bad decisions. We’ll inform you of your legal rights under the law and help you develop a strong case in order to earn fair compensation for your injuries or loss. Call Lependorf & Silverstein today at (609) 240-0040 to schedule a free and confidential case evaluation.