The Mt. Airy News reported in February, 2014 that a man and woman were killed when their motorcycle was struck by a petroleum tanker truck. The Highway Patrol for North Carolina found that the tanker moved into the path of the motorcycle on US 52. The truck was leaving Cooke Trucking around 7:30 pm when the accident happened. The male motorcycle driver was killed at the scene. The female motorcycle passenger was pronounced dead at Wake Forest Baptist Health. The truck driver admitted that he misjudged the distance between the truck and the motorcycle.
This case presents a lot of complicated issues regarding liability in truck accident cases, including the following:
The effects of a truck accident can be devastating, and unfortunately, it is not always easy to determine responsibility in a truck accident, as there are many different parties that could be held accountable. An experienced attorney, however, can make it extremely easy for you to establish liability for a truck accident and can help you take action against the party responsible for your unnecessary suffering. Attorney Joe Miller at Joe Miller Law, Ltd., has been representing truck accident victims for decades, and he knows what it takes to hold those responsible for causing truck accidents accountable for their wrongdoing. To learn more, contact Joe Miller Law, Ltd., today by calling (888) 694-1671.