Motorcycle Accident in St. Peters, MO
In St. Peters, MO, a 24-year-old motorcyclist struck a driving car by the turn on St. Peters Parkway towards Woodstream Drive. The St. Louis Post Dispatch reported the motorcycle accident late on July 9th, and the outcome of the death of the driver.
Between drunk driving, not using a helmet, and speeding, motorcycle fatalities have steadily risen the past decade. Whether or not you’ve been injured or involved in a motorcycle accident, the odds are that you know someone who has. Sportbikes are especially dangerous. Overall, around 5,000 motorcyclists die each year in accidents, accounting for 13 percent of motorist deaths per year.
While the jury’s out on the accident in St. Peters, it’s important for motorcycle enthusiasts, other drivers, and pedestrians to take note of the causes of these tragedies. An accident can happen at any moment and drastically impact your life and the lives of your family members.
Typically, the size of the settlement for personal injury claims we win at the Dixon Injury Firm take hospital and medical costs, lost wages, and other factors into consideration. Being hurt or disabled in a motorcycle accident can not only be expensive, it can impact your career and family. Contact a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer today for more information about these cases. The Dixon Injury Firm also provides free case reviews and consultations.