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According to multiple news reports, a motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a vehicle on Airport Boulevard earlier this week. The fatal motorcycle accident occurred at around 6:45 pm. Local law enforcement arrived on the scene to discover the deceased motorcycle operator. An injured passenger was taken to a nearby hospital.
At Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana, we represent individuals who have been hurt or lost a loved one in motorcycle accidents in Mobile and throughout Alabama. Our distinguished legal team provided aggressive representation for those injured or killed in motorcycle crashes. Schedule your free, no-obligation consultation today by calling (251) 444-7000. Contact our office now to speak directly with an experienced attorney.
The devastating crash occurred on Airport Boulevard between University Boulevard and McGregor Avenue at around 6:45 pm, as reported by WKRG News 5. Officers with the Mobile Police Department arrived at the scene, finding a 53-year-old motorcyclist who had perished as the result of his injuries.
The motorcyclist was traveling with a passenger who was also injured in the crash. She was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Reports indicate that the motorcyclist was traveling on Airport Boulevard toward I-65 when it collided with a vehicle attempting to head west on the street. The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the wreck.
The deadly motorcycle accident serves as a heart-wrenching reminder of how dangerous Alabama roadways can be for motorcycle operators. Motorcyclists are substantially more likely to be injured or killed compared to occupants of passenger vehicles and continue to be overrepresented in fatal traffic accidents.
Many motorcycle accidents are caused by driver inattention. A driver turning left may fail to see the approaching motorcycle or misjudge the distance, having catastrophic results. If you or a loved one is involved in a motorcycle crash, it is in your best interest to consult with an attorney as early as possible.
Individuals who are injured or have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident might be entitled to compensation. To protect your right to recovery, you should always consult with an attorney prior to signing anything or making any statements to the insurance company.
At Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana, we provide dedicated, compassionate representation for motorcycle accident victims and their families. We work tirelessly to ensure that our clients receive the compensation they deserve after an accident. Negligent drivers or other responsible parties should be held liable for these, often preventable, crashes.
Were you recently injured in a motorcycle accident? Contact our office at (251) 444-7000 for a free consultation. All motorcycle crash claims are reviewed at no cost and without obligation to retain our services. We proudly represent clients throughout Alabama and have offices located in Daphne, Foley, and Mobile. Call now to schedule your free case evaluation.