Rome, GA – Mohammad Tahir Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Riverside Pkwy
Last updated Thursday, February 16th, 2023
Rome, GA (February 15, 2023) – A man was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident that took place at a Rome intersection on Tuesday night, February 14.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Riverside Parkway and Turner McCall Boulevard. Police confirmed that a Volkswagen SUV was headed east when it suddenly made a left turn at the intersection, causing it to drive into the path of a Yamaha motorcycle. After the two vehicles collided, the motorcycle also collided with a second SUV that was attempting to make a turn in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has since been identified as 30-year-old Mohammad Tahir from Cartersville, was severely injured in the accident. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was hurt in the collision.
Multiple lanes of traffic were temporarily blocked at the intersection for some time as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
Though traveling by motorcycle is a favorite pastime for many, there are risks that come with using this particular mode of transportation. For instance, motorcyclists are especially vulnerable on our roads, especially having less protection from harm in an accident than other drivers. According to 2019 statistics, there were approximately 170 fatalities caused by motorcycle accidents in Georgia that year. Though more precautions have been taken on our roads and laws introduced, motorcycle accidents continue to increase every year within the state. If you have lost someone you love in a motorcycle accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
The loss of a loved one can happen so unexpectedly, leaving many families feeling confused and alone. After you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, speaking with a Rome motorcycle accident attorney is in your best interests. While you grieve your losses, you may wonder how you are ever supposed to afford to pay the many bills that keep piling up against you. Moving forward with a wrongful death claim is not always an easy thing to do. This is why you should speak with a Rome wrongful death attorney immediately.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we will work diligently and fight aggressively when it comes to your claim and helping you move forward. You and your family have every right to obtain justice after a fatal motorcycle crash caused by another party. We will assist you as you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income and future lost wages
- Loss of companionship and consortium
We are here for you when you need our help the most. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Rome at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help you in your dire time of need.
Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident; therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove a post if requested.
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