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Dirt Biker Dies in Collision With Truck

Wilson, NY – A collision between a dirt bike and a truck occurred on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. The crash happened just before 9:30 p.m. on Youngstown-Lockport Road near Andrews Road. 

According to The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, the tree trimming truck was towing a tree chipper when it collided with the dirt bike. Both the truck and the dirt bike overturned and landed in a ditch. The 19-year-old driver of the dirt bike was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was taken to Erie County Medical Center with injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation 

Truck Accidents 

Unfortunately, over 800 cyclists were killed on U.S. roads last year. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes reviewing: 

  • Blind spots on this vehicle 
  • Any video evidence of the crash 
  • Video from the truck 
  • Driving records 
  • Driver overtime records 
  • Driver accident history 
  • Police accident report 
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol 
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol 
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident 
  • Accident history on the street 
  • Inspection of roadway conditions 

Truck Accident Attorneys  

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in truck accidents and have found that some common causes include:  

  • Inexperienced drivers  
  • Distracted driving  
  • Fatigue 
  • Speeding or reckless driving  
  • Congested roads  
  • Inadequate vehicle maintenance  
  • Improperly secured loads and equipment

Our trusted and experienced truck accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in tractor-trailer accidents get the best result possible. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.  

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

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