A terrible motorcycle accident in Newport, NC has claimed the life of motorcyclist David Sandmeyer.
This tragic accident happened on Saturday afternoon on NC Highway 24 near Newport, NC. Mr. Sandmeyer was apparently traveling on the roadway near the Pender Park Fuel Market when a pickup truck pulled into his path. Apparently, this location has a history of serious accidents and it is not clear whether a poor roadway design contributed to the wreck.
Mr. Sandmeyer was a 21 year old Marine stationed at Cherry Point and was from Minnesota.
This motorcycle accident is another example of a vehicle turning into the path of a motorcycle. From our experience, this is the most common type of motorcycle accident and often the most fatal. Please visit our website, www.motorcyclelawyernorthcarolina, for more information about the rights of North Carolina motorcycle riders and information about accidents such as this tragic crash.