Perry, GA – Motorcyclist Killed in Accident with Tractor-Trailer

Perry, Georgia (June 26, 2023) – A man was killed in an accident on I-75 South in Houston County early Sunday morning.

The Georgia State Patrol responded to a crash on I-75 South around 12:27 a.m. on Sunday, where they found an accident involving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, a Jeep Compass, and a semi-tractor trailer.

Witness statements and roadside evidence assisted troopers in determining that the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and laid the motorcycle on its side. 

According to reports, the motorcycle continued to slide for several hundred feet before coming to a stop, where an unknown tractor-trailer struck the motorcyclist. The tractor-trailer did not stop and continued driving south.

A Jeep Compass then struck the motorcyclist and pulled over to the side of the road.  

The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The Southbound lanes of I-75 were closed for about 2 and a half hours.


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Motorcycle Accident Accidents in Georgia

Motorcycle accidents are among the most lethal and dangerous on the road. Many people involved in a motorcycle accident sustain head injuries, neck injuries, broken bones, require surgery, or die as a result of the collision.

Seat belts, airbags, and the four walls that surround a typical automobile all provide protection. They also have “crumple zones” that can absorb some of the impact from a collision. As a result, passengers in motor vehicles are less likely to sustain injuries in collisions than motorcyclists.

All of the following outcomes are possible in the event of a motorcycle accident:

  • Being thrown from the motorcycle.
  • A direct hit to the body from the other vehicle.
  • Hitting the pavement at very high speeds.

As a result, being in a motorcycle accident is the most terrifying thing a rider can go through.

If you are in a motorcycle accident, contact our Motorcycle Accident Attorney for free legal advice.

Your knowledgeable lawyer will help you obtain compensation for the following:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Lost Wages
  • Emotional Distress
  • Any Costs Associated with the Accident

If a person is killed in a motorcycle accident and the other driver is at fault, a family member can seek compensation on their behalf by retaining the services of a Wrongful Death Lawyer.

Money can never compensate for the loss of a loved one. It is, however, intended to relieve the financial stress associated with a sudden death.

If you or another person was injured or killed in an accident, you should contact a motorcycle accident lawyer as soon as possible if you want your losses compensated.

At The Brown Firm, we have an experienced team of motorcycle accident lawyers who can help you file a claim against the driver who caused the collision.

Call (800) 529-1441 today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced attorney.

Note: This post was built using information obtained from third parties, such as news articles and accounts provided by third parties with first-hand knowledge. The information on this accident has not been independently verified. If you discover any inaccuracies in the details, please let us know as soon as possible. We will modify the post so that it contains accurate information. 

Disclaimer: At The Brown Firm, we are continuously working to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been devastated by the consequence of many accidents. We seek to educate people in our community about these accidents in the hopes that it would encourage them to take precautions in the future to reduce the risk of major accidents. These posts should not be interpreted in any way that suggests that a business transaction is being sought. No part of this article should ever be considered professional advice in any field, including medicine or the law. We hope that those affected by these accidents will receive a rapid recovery.

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