A fatal motorcycle accident on Interstate 30 in downtown Little Rock claimed the life of a 36-year-old Benton man. According to preliminary police reports, the man was killed after he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a light pole. When a reckless, distracted or otherwise negligent driver causes an accident resulting in injuries or death, victims may be able to seek compensation with the help of an Arkansas personal injury attorney.
For more information, contact the Johnson & Vines Law Firm today. We offer free, no obligation consultations, and we can help you determine whether you have a claim. You can contact us by filling out the form on this page, calling us at 501-777-7777, or emailing us at [email protected].
Fatal Motorcycle Accident Marks 127th Traffic Fatality on Arkansas Roads in 2017
A Benton, Arkansas, man who was traveling eastbound on Interstate 30 in downtown Little Rock died at the scene of the crash after he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a light pole. According to preliminary reports, the accident occurred around 7:00 pm in clear and dry conditions and caused a significant delay of over two hours while authorities investigated the fatal motorcycle crash.
Preliminary figures indicate that the fatal motorcycle accident marks the 127th death in a traffic crash on Arkansas roads so far in 2017. Motorcycle safety has been a top priority for state highway departments throughout the United States. According to the Arkansas Highway Safety Office, motorcycle fatalities account for approximately 13 percent of the state’s total traffic fatalities, and from 2010 to 2014, there was a total of 344 motorcycle-involved traffic fatalities.
How an Arkansas Motorcycle Accident Attorney Can Help
Riders or passengers who are injured in motorcycle accidents caused by the negligence of another, whether that driver was speeding or is otherwise at fault, may be entitled to compensation for damages resulting from their injuries, including:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of income or ability to work
- Pain, suffering, and mental anguish resulting from an injury
The families of those killed in a fatal motorcycle accident may be eligible to recover money for funeral expenses and the pain that comes with losing a loved one.
The Time You Have to Pursue a Claim is Limited. Contact Us Today.
For more information, or if you want to speak with an Arkansas motorcycle accident attorney, contact the Johnson & Vines law firm today. You can contact us by filling out the form on this page, calling us at 501-777-7777, or emailing us at [email protected].
After you contact us, an attorney will follow up with you to get more information about your case. There is no cost or obligation to speak with us, and all of the information you provide is confidential.
Please note that the law limits the time you have to pursue a claim or file a lawsuit for an injury. If you think you have a case, you should not delay taking action.