Hampton Motorcycle Injury Lawyer Report : Alcohol and Speed Play a Part in Death of Motorcyclist on HRBT
Speed and alcohol played a part in the death of a 31-year-old motorcyclist from Chesapeake at the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, according to police.
The man’s death was the latest in a spate of motorcycle deaths in cities such as Hampton, Chesapeake and Norfolk, VA.
The thoughts of our Hampton motorcycle accident injury lawyers are with the dead man’s family. Riding a motorcycle can be dangerous enough at the best of times. Alcohol and excess speed make for a deadly combination.
The accident occurred at 12:38am on the morning of August 18, 2012, WAVY.com reported.
“Police say it involved several vehicles traveling eastbound on Interstate 64, east of Mallory Street, outside the HRBT,” WAVY reported.
The rider was on a 2001 Kawasaki motorcycle, when he lost control, hit the metal railing and ended up being ejected. He was hit by a 2005 Chrysler 300.
Virginia State Police say no charges have been brought. The Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel (HRBT) linking Norfolk with Hampton is one of the most congested roadways in the Tidewater area.
We have reported on a series of deaths of motorcyclists in the last few months on our Virginia Beach motorcycle accident injury lawyers site.
The Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Hampton, VA based personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries as well as wrongful death, railroad injury cases and medical malpractice. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims. Attorney John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News and throughout VA, and always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.