A Dahlonega motorcycle accident tragically claimed the life of one rider Tuesday afternoon, March 26, 2019. According to AccessWDUN.com, “[a driver] turned left from Morrision Moore Parkway onto Auraria Road and into the path of a motorcycle being operated by Loyd Randall Ash, 68, of Dahlonega.” The motorcycle hit the left side of a trailer being towed by the vehicle, according to the report. AJC.com is reporting that “[Loyd Randall] Ash was wearing a motorcycle helmet at the time of the crash in addition to possessing a motorcycle permit.”
According to AJC.com, “[the vehicle driver] was arrested at the scene, and he faces charges of second-degree vehicular homicide and failure to yield when turning left.”
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, the family of Loyd Randall Ash may elect to file civil claims for his wrongful death. Based upon its experience and success handling motorcycle accident claims in Georgia, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the Ash family should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. Photographs of the roadways involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before any evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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