Dangers of the roadways have claimed the life of another person in the state. A recent news article has shared the unfortunate incident with an outcome that will surely devastate many. A motorcycle crash in Connecticut resulted in the tragic death of one man and has left authorities trying to figure out who or what was to blame in the event.
The incident occurred on Monday, Oct. 23 in Norwich. A motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Salem Turnpike when it collided with a box truck traveling eastbound and turning into a shopping center. The individual operating the motorcycle was so severely injured that he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Neither the driver or the passenger of the box truck suffered any injuries. The authorities closed the turnpike for several hours as they investigated the scene. The name of the deceased biker has not yet been released. Authorities are also still investigating the details of the accident.
No charges have yet been filed. As more details of the Connecticut accident are revealed, an individual or individuals may be found responsible for causing the motorcycle crash by negligent behavior. Grieving family members may be wondering if any legal routes are available to them after the tragic loss of a loved one, to help with burial fees and other costs. If the person is able to show that a wrongful death occurred, he or she may be granted an award for costs. Some people choose to contact a personal injury attorney for help in filing a wrongful death claim.
Source: norwichbulletin.com, "Motorcyclist killed in Norwich crash", John Penney, Oct. 23, 2017