Alabama man loses his life in motorcycle accident

Every year, far too many motorcyclists lose their lives and suffer serious injuries in accidents that should have been avoided. Whether they were hit by a speeding driver or someone who was not paying attention to the road, drivers in Jasper, Walker and throughout the state of Alabama need to be aware of motorcyclists and drive safely at all times. From broken bones to medical expenses and loss of life, the potential consequences of a motorcycle accident are very serious. Furthermore, it is crucial for those who have lost a loved one or suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident that was caused by an irresponsible driver to take action right away.

An Alabama man who worked for the Gadsden Fire Department lost his life in a motorcycle accident that recently occurred on U.S. 431. According to the Glencoe Police Chief, the 25-year-old passed away after colliding with a truck while he was heading south.

Alabama State Troopers and Glencoe police are investigating the crash, which took place at 8:35 p.m. in Glencoe. Additionally, an autopsy will be performed on the motorcyclist's body, which was taken to the Huntsville Department of Forensic Investigation.

When it comes to motorcycle crashes, there are many reasons why accidents occur. From an inattentive driver to poor road conditions, every accident is different and it is important for every accident victim to have the details of their case closely reviewed. When a negligent driver is responsible for turning a motorcyclist's life upside down, it is imperative for them to be held accountable. For some people, consulting an attorney and taking legal action may be a smart move.

Source: The Gadsden Times, "Gadsden firefighter killed in crash," Donna Thornton, May 1, 2015

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