Motorcyclist Dies in Tragic Newton County Accident
A 39-year-old man was killed on November 8, 2010 when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck that made an illegal turn in front of him. The crash took place on Stone Road near Newton County’s recycling center at around 4:40 p.m.
A 2005 Dodge Ram tried to make a left turn and was struck in the rear by a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Terrance Michael Collins of Oxford, Ga., was ejected from his motorcycle and killed. The truck’s driver, 68-year-old Donald P. Kahle, suffered no injuries.
The streets of Atlanta can be dangerous, and are made even more so by reckless or careless driving. When drivers fail to follow the rules of the road, accidents can occur that result in catastrophic injuries or even death.
The attorneys at Pope & Howard, www.popehoward.com, have investigated numerous cases involving wrongful death and serious injuries as the result of motorcycle wrecks such as this one. Typically, such cases need to be investigated while evidence of the wreck is fresh.
When you find yourself involved in an accident such as this, the most important thing to do is ensure your safety. Following that, it’s crucial that you retain a lawyer who is committed to getting all the facts and seeking justice. The lawyers at Pope and Howard, P.C., are dedicated to gaining the compensation accident victims deserve.
If you or anyone you know has suffered a catastrophic injury or tragic death resulting from a motorcycle, automobile or truck accident, please call Pope & Howard today at 404-885-9999. You can also visit our website online at www.popehoward.com or www.georgiatruckingattorney.com for more information.