An evening motorcycle crash happened in Greenbrier, Tennessee on Thursday, July 23. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that a 2010 Honda motorcycle was northbound on Distillery Road when it left the roadway for unknown reasons.
Dispatchers sent Greenbrier firefighters to the scene. They performed CPR on a 45-year-old man who was not breathing. However, resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful, and authorities later pronounced the man dead at the scene, according to the Smokey Barn News. He was operating the bike at the time of the crash.
Passenger Taken to Hospital Via LifeFlight
His 47-year-old female passenger sustained critical injuries. Emergency personnel airlifted her to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville where authorities describe her condition as very critical.
Investigators continue to investigate this fatal motorcycle accident. The report from state troopers states that neither individual was wearing a helmet.
Although this crash is the subject of an ongoing investigation, those injured in crashes can file civil litigation seeking damages under certain circumstances. For example, it is possible for an injured person to seek compensation if it is reasonable to claim that the negligent conduct of the driver led to the accident. In such cases, passengers may seek monetary damages for medical bills, pain-and-suffering and possible lost wages.
If you or a loved one is a victim in a crash, it is possible to discuss the matter from a legal perspective with Nashville motorcycle accident attorneys. Our firm offers this type of consultation at no cost to you. We fight the insurance companies to get the compensation that our clients deserve. For further assistance, please contact us.