Georgia Tech Graduate Killed in Motorcycle Accident
A recent Georgia Tech University graduate, Liam Rattray, was killed while riding his motorcyclenear The Vortex in Little Five Points. Prosecutors state that a car slammed into the back of Rattray’s motorcycle, causing his fatal injuries.
The driver of the car involved in the crash has been charged with DUI, following too closely and homicide by vehicle in the first degree.
Motorcycle riders are at risk every day, even when drinking and driving is not involved. Motorcycle accidents often result in catastrophic and sometimes fatal injuries. Pope & Howard P.C. attorneys understand the unique challenges and vulnerabilities facing motorcyclists.
Most motorcycle accidents are caused by one of the following, and Pope & Howard P.C.’s expert team is familiar with each:
- Car and Truck accidents
- Solo accidents
- Obstruction or Blocked Trail: Occurs when someone places a chain or rope, for example, to prevent motorcyclists from riding over a certain area. These locations are often unmarked and lead to crashes.
- Rear-End Collisions
- Unsafe Road Conditions
- Defective Equipment
If you or someone you know has been injured or killed in a motorcycle accident, please call Pope & Howard, P.C. at 404-885-9999. You can also visit our website, popehoward.com, for more information.