A St. Louis man was traveling on his motorcycle in south St. Louis when he was killed in a motorcycle crash. On Saturday at approximately 6:50 p.m., the 51-year-old motorcyclist was heading south on Sublette Avenue on a 1998 Buell motorcycle when another driver attempted to back out of their driveway. The motorcyclist collided with the vehicle and was thrown from the bike. He was pronounced dead after being transported to the hospital. St. Louis Police believe that he was speeding, and they will continue to investigate the crash.
Motorcycle accidents were responsible for the deaths of 4,381 individuals in 2013, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Motorcyclists are more exposed, compared to other motorists, due to the fact that they are not in an enclosed vehicle. Motorcycle accidents can result in life-altering injuries and death. When injured in a motorcycle accident, you may have medical bills, lost wages, and mental anguish. It is important to contact a skilled St. Louis motorcycle accident attorney to recover compensation for your case.
The St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth have over a century of experience and have handled numerous motorcycle accident cases. Our attorneys will fully investigate the accident, gather evidence to prove fault, and recover the maximum compensation for your case. Contact us today to receive a free consultation.