Motorcyclist Killed In Hit And Run Accident On Interstate 39/90
Police have confirmed that an arrest has been made in connection with a hit and run accident that claimed the life of a motorcycle rider in Rock County, Wisconsin.
According to official reports, the accident took place on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019. The motorcyclist was attempting to make a turn onto west Highway 11 from the off-ramp when the driver of the semi-truck ran a red light and ran him over. The driver of the semi-truck didn't stop and fled the scene. A witness was able to describe the truck and did get a number off of the truck.
Emergency responders arrived and declared the motorcyclist to be dead at the scene.
Thanks to the information provided by the witness, police were able to track down the driver of the tractor-trailer and made an arrest on Thursday.
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When Can A Family Sue After A Fatal Truck Accident?
Laurence Banville of Banville Law is an attorney contributor who has commented on the legal rights of a family after a fatal accident has occurred.
"When negligence claims the life of a loved one who would have otherwise had a bright future, it's normal to want to fight for justice on their behalf. A truck accident lawsuit can not only ensure that a family feels that justice has been served, it can also provide full compensation for monetary and non-monetary losses such as:
- physical suffering
- emotional trauma
- loss of income
- loss of companionship
- medical expenses
- funeral and burial expenses
The parents, children, and spouse of the deceased are typically those who are eligible to file a truck accident lawsuit, however, in some cases, others who were dependant on the deceased can also be eligible.
Don't wait to contact an attorney who has experience handling truck accident claims. These civil lawsuits are completely separate from any criminal charges and action should be taken quickly."
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