Phoenix, AZ – Terrence Albright Killed in Motorcycle Wreck at Cave Creek Rd
Phoenix, AZ (October 11, 2019) – A motorcyclist has died after a serious accident that occurred late Thursday night.
According to officials from the Phoenix Police Department, 62-year-old Terrence Albright was traveling eastbound on his motorcycle from Desert Cove Avenue. At that point, he pulled onto northbound Cave Creek Road in the two-way left-hand turn lane and collided with a southbound-traveling Dodge. The driver of the Dodge entered the turn lane to make a left onto Desert Cove Avenue.
Albright was transported to a hospital via ambulance by Phoenix paramedics, where he later died.
The 25-year-old woman behind the wheel of the Dodge remained at the scene, and police said that she showed signs of impairment. She was cited for DUI after the accident and released. Officers say that she and her two passengers were not injured in the collision.
Our condolences go out to the family of Terrence Albright at this time.
Motorcycle Crashes in Arizona
Motorcycle crashes were responsible for nearly 14 percent of all traffic fatalities nationwide over the past several years. In fact, motorcycle wrecks are on the rise and have more than doubled in the last 25 years. Data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicate that one in seven fatalities on the road occurred on a motorcycle.
Tragic consequences may befall victims after a motorcycle accident. Crash victims may suffer from long-term physical issues, costly medical bills, and even job loss or death. But the victims and their families affected by these motorcycle wrecks can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims get justice and a fair settlement from a personal injury lawsuit or a wrongful death lawsuit.
Our knowledgeable and compassionate motorcycle accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families after motorcycle crashes. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle wreck that occurred through no fault of your own or your loved one has died in a motorcycle wreck, contact our crash lawyers at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation today.
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