Lumberton, SC (October 29, 2018) – Police say that one man was charged after a fatal motorcycle accident that happened this past weekend. The accident happened on October 28.
Police say that 50-year-old Ricky Locklear had been making a left turn onto a private driveway on Norment Road yesterday when he suddenly crashed into a motorcycle being driven by 22-year-old Tevin Thompson. Now, Locklear is being charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and failure to yield the right of way.
Thompson died at the scene from injuries that he suffered due to the traumatic accident.
Alcohol is not expected to be a factor in the crash, but police continue to investigate at this time.
Lumberton Motorcycle Accident
We wish to first extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Tevin Thompson at this time, as we understand just how devastating it can be to pick up the pieces after you have lost somebody in a motorcycle accident. These accidents continue to happen on our roads every day, leading to serious injuries and fatalities that happen in the blink of an eye.
Motorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roadways. They have few protections from harm against a motor vehicle, which is why drivers are always urged to look out for the well-being of these riders on our roads. They are susceptible to a variety of serious injuries like road rash, head trauma, broken bones, and more and have a greater likelihood of losing their life in an accident.
If you believe that another person’s negligence played a role in the loss of life of your loved one, you have a right to compensation under state personal injury laws. We are here for you at the Nye Law Group, where we want to handle your case from start to finish so that you can work toward the results you and your family deserve. Do not hesitate to contact us today for more information at (912) 200-5230.
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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.