Buncombe County, NC (October 30, 2018) – In Buncombe County on Sunday afternoon, October 28, the driver of a motorcycle lost his life in a serious motorcycle accident. The accident took place along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Police were called to the scene by Blue Ridge Parkway rangers around 3:30 p.m. near the Tanbark Ridge Parking Overlook. Rangers said that a vehicle had been turning left at the time when a motorcyclist suddenly struck the vehicle headed from the other direction.
The driver of the motorcycle was killed at the scene of the accident. Nobody else was injured. Police have since identified the motorcyclist as 30-year-old Shaela Lee Christner.
Police are still investigating the accident at this time.
Buncombe County Motorcycle Accident
We would first like to extend our sincerest condolences to the family of Shaela Lee Christner at this time, as we understand just how difficult it can be to deal with the aftermath of one of these serious accidents. Nobody ever expects to lose a loved one as a result of a motorcycle accident; unfortunately, they happen in the blink of an eye, turning our lives upside-down.
If you believe that your loved one has lost their life due to the negligence of another driver sharing the roadways, you might have the right to bring a wrongful death claim on their behalf. These specialized claims can help you receive damages you deserve as you navigate through the legal system, helping you compensate for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and more.
At the Nye Law Group, we extend a helping hand to you during this difficult time and hope that you will be able to find peace in the midst of your case. Do not hesitate to call us today for more information at (912) 200-5230. We are waiting to hear from you.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
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