Durham, NC (November 9, 2018) – In Durham, one person lost their life and another was seriously injured on Wednesday night, November 7 around 7:30 p.m.
The accident happened when a motorcycle collided with a vehicle that was making a turn onto their road. The two motorcyclists involved have since been identified. The man who died was identified as 28-year-old Randy Mason, who received severe trauma as he was riding on Guess Road and was struck.
The man who received injuries was identified as 57-year-old Ronnie Keith, who had been driving a motorcycle behind Mason. He is expected to survive his traumatic injuries.
The vehicle that turned onto their roadway and struck them was identified as 59-year-old Debra Brown. At this time, police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
We wish to extend our condolences to the parties who received injuries in this serious accident and to the friends and family of the man who lost his life in this horrific accident.
Motorcycle Accident in North Carolina
In 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that, per every mile traveled, a motorcycle fatality is 29 times more likely to occur than those who are riding in motor vehicles at the time. About 88,000 motorcyclists were injured in just that year alone, showing how serious these accidents can truly be.
Motorcycle accidents can quickly turn into a serious accident with severe and even fatal results, as motorcyclists are extremely vulnerable on our roads compared to those in motor vehicles. At the Nye Law Group, we have a personal responsibility to fight for the rights of victims who have been injured and the families of loved ones who have lost their life in these horrific and life-changing accidents. When drivers are not looking out for the well-being of motorcyclists and a serious accident takes place, we are here. Call us as soon as possible at 912-200-5230 to retain your rights and start working toward success.
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.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.