Norfolk Injury Lawyer Report : Alcohol was a Likely Cause of Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Norfolk, say Police
Both alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in a motorcycle crash that killed a rider in Norfolk, VA.
Our experienced Norfolk accident injury lawyers reported on the crash on Norfolk’s Tidewater Drive in a recent post.
More details have since emerged about this fatal crash. Police say it occurred in the 200 block of Tidewater Drive between 2 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. on the morning of September 20, 2012.
WTKR.com reported the motorcyclist was exiting Interstate 264, heading northbound on the 200 block of Tidewater Drive, when he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a guard rail, with fatal consequences.
“Police say alcohol and speed are believed to be factors,” WTKR reported.
Alcohol is a factor in more than a quarter of fatal road accidents in Virginia. If you are riding a motorcycle, you dramatically cut your chances of getting to your destination safely if you drink alcohol. If you are involved in a crash you may be liable for injuries or a loss of life, if you have been consuming alcohol or drugs.