Motorcyclist Killed and Two Children Injured After Highway 394 Crash
Bristol, TN (January 2, 2021) The Bristol Tennessee Police Department reports that one motorcyclist was killed and two children were injured after an accident occurred on Highway 394 on the afternoon of January 2nd. The motorcyclist was traveling east on Highway 394 before colliding into the passenger side of a sports utility vehicle whose driver was attempting to cross the highway on White Top Road. A 2-year-old child was air-lifted following the crash to Johnson City and a 4-year-old was taken by ambulance to Bristol Regional Medical Center. The adult drivers of the sports utility vehicle who are the children’s parents were injured in the crash. Additional details about the crash are still pending an investigation.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that the number of motorcyclists killed in crashes dropped to 4,985 in 2018, which marked a 5% decrease. Motorcycle crash related fatalities, however, still represent a large number of traffic fatalities. As a motorcyclist, you should remember to follow traffic lights, signs, and speed limits. It is also a good idea to avoid placing your motorcycle in situations where accidents are likely to occur.
Contact an Experienced Motorcycle Accident Attorney
When motorcyclists are involved in crashes with larger vehicles, the results are often devastating in nature. If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle crash, you should not hesitate to speak with a lawyer who will remain committed to fighting for the results you deserve. Contact Fox Farley Willis & Burnette today to schedule a free case evaluation.
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