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27 February 2018

HAMPTON: Raven Barzda Killed In Truck Accident While Riding Motorcycle On Route 206 near Halsey Road

 

HAMPTON Semi Truck Crash: Raven Barzda Killed In Truck Accident While Riding Motorcycle On Route 206 near Halsey Road; Big Rig Collision Under Investigation

Raven Barzda Died In Fatal Motorcycle Crash Involving Big Rig Truck On Route 206 Freeway

HAMPTON, NEW JERSEY (February 26, 2018) –  A 25-year-old motorcyclist was tragically killed in a truck accident on the 206 Highway.

Hampton police have been able to identify the woman that died in the motorcycle crash as Raven Barzda.

A tractor-trailer driver making a u-turn in the middle of the road drove into the path Raven Barzda just before the accident.

Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene of the motorcycle accident in order to treat the victim for her injuries.

Unfortunately, Raven Barzda was later pronounced dead at the Newton Medical Center.

LIABILITY IN TRUCK ACCIDENTS INVOLVING U-TURNS

Truck drivers have a responsibility to drive in a reasonably safe manner according to the prevailing conditions of the road. The law requires drivers making left hand turns and u-turns to yield to all traffic that are close enough to pose a hazard. Moreover, a truck driver should never make a u-turn in the middle of a narrow roadway. That is a recipe for disaster and may very well impose liability on the truck driver. If a truck driver causes an accident through their own negligence, the company that the truck driver works for may be vicariously liable.

Our staff at Lipsig Lawyers were deeply saddened to learn about the fatal motorcycle crash that killed Raven Barzda. We extend our thoughts and prayers to the victim’s family as they continue to grieve such an incredible loss. There needs to be a thorough investigation into the conduct of this truck driver and the company that they work for. We encourage anyone that may have seen what happened to reach out to the police at (908) 730-6100.

If you or someone that you love has been involved in a truck accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced truck accident attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We work tirelessly to achieve justice for our clients and to make sure they are taken care of. Whether you just have questions about your rights or are looking to hire an attorney you’re always welcome to reach out to us if you need help (646) 846-4496.