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Clifton Man Killed in Off-Ramp Motorcycle Crash

By Lependorf & Silverstein on March 25, 2014

A 42-year-old Clifton man was killed when his 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle struck a guardrail. According to The Star Ledger, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred at the off-ramp of exit 13 on Route 21 in Clifton. Officials say he was attempting to take the off-ramp at the time of the crash. He sustained head trauma in the collision and was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

There are many reasons why a motorcycle may veer out of control. For example, if a motorcycle has defective brakes, tires, or steering components, there is little a motorcyclist can do to maintain control. There are times when another driver may run a motorcyclist off the roadway by driving recklessly. Dangerous roadways riddled with potholes could also pose serious hazards to motorcyclists. After a motorcycle accident, it is important that the incident is thoroughly investigated to determine what caused it.

The family of someone killed in a motorcycle accident would be well advised to preserve the damaged motorcycle for a complete inspection. It is also important to photograph the crash site, to reach out to eyewitnesses, and to stay abreast of the ongoing investigation. It can prove useful to also keep records of medical bills, funeral expenses, lost wages, and other related expenses. This type of information can help determine the value of a wrongful death claim.

A wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit that may be filed by the family of a deceased victim. A wrongful death claim may be filed by immediate family members, such as a spouse, children, or anyone who was financially dependent on the decedent. If you have lost a loved one in a traffic accident, please contact the experienced New Jersey personal injury lawyers at Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. for a free and comprehensive consultation.

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