There are reports of a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a minivan in Minto Ontario on July 5, 2013. Sadly, the rider of the motorcycle, a man from Harriston died as a result of his injuries.
First and foremost, we offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the man who tragically lost his life in this Minto motorcycle accident.
Wellington County OPP were investigating the cause of the motorcycle and minivan accident.
Although many members of the the public believe that motorcycle riders are responsible for accidents, studies have regularly revealed that many motorcycle crash injuries are caused by the negligence of the other vehicle driver. Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents in Ontario include the following:
vehicle turning left across the path of an oncoming motorcycle;
vehicle changing lanes and sideswiping or cutting-off the motorcycle;
vehicle drivers fails to see the motorcycle; and
speeding by the vehicle driver and/or motorcycle.
Fatal motorcycle accidents in Ontario often occur when drivers of other vehicles fail to observe the motorcycle. In particular, motorcycles are vulnerable when cars or trucks suddenly pull out of driveways or turn across the path of an approaching motorcycle.
Ontario Motorcycle accidents are vigorously defended by insurance companies. If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal motorcycle accident, it is important to speak with an experienced Ontario motorcycle accident lawyer. A motorcycle accident lawyer can help you make informed decisions for your future. For a free consultation with an Ontario motorcycle accident law firm, call us at 416-900-1070 or toll free at 1-866-234-6093.
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Andrew Iacobelli is an Ontario lawyer that restricts his practice to representing personal injury victims and their families. Andrew is the founder of Iacobelli Law Firm.