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Fairhope, AL – Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident on AL-104

by | Apr 10, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Fairhope, AL (April 10, 2024) – On Monday, April 8, there were fatal injuries reported after a motorcycle accident in the Fairhope area. The deadly accident was reported on AL-104 late that evening around 9 p.m. Local reports revealed that a motorcycle was traveling on the highway when it collided with a 1992 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. 

Local reports later revealed that Jonathan C. Rough of Robertsdale was operating a 2011 Kawasaki motorcycle when it crashed into the pickup, driven by a 17-year-old Robertsdale resident. Rough suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by attending medical personnel. A passenger on the bike, 33-year-old Natasha R. Latour also from Robertsdale, was injured and transported to University Hospital in Mobile for treatment of sustained injuries. No further information on the deadly accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery. 

Deadly Motorcycle Crashes in Alabama

Fairhope, AL - Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident on AL-104

Many people in Alabama love to ride motorcycles. The road can be dangerous, and motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable. According to the latest statistics, motorcycle crashes account for an excessive number of fatalities on American roads. In 2020, 5,579 motorcycle fatalities were reported nationwide, accounting for roughly 14 percent of all traffic fatalities that year. This is the highest figure on record since nearly 1975, showing just how dangerous the issue of motorcycle safety has become. The risk of death in a crash for riders is over 28 times higher than for someone traveling in a passenger car. You should speak with an experienced lawyer if a loved one is killed in a motorbike accident in order to recover lost compensation.

Motorcycle accidents are known to cause fatal injuries and can happen in a matter of seconds. After a fatal crash, you probably will not feel like the same person. It may seem impossible to move on after learning that another driver’s carelessness caused the collision, and it is critical that you pursue a wrongful death claim as soon as possible to safeguard your legal rights. Wrongful death cases are often complicated, and it is always in your best interests to work closely with a trained lawyer at every stage of your case. 

A deadly motorcycle accident is never expected. A trained Fairhope wrongful death lawyer will be able to act as your legal representative and protect your legal rights as you pursue your case. With the help of the skilled legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC, you can make sure your legal rights are protected every step of the way. You should not hesitate if you want to pursue a wrongful death claim. Contact our law offices today at 251-225-6105 to get started on your case with the help of our skilled legal team. We will be here to diligently fight for your legal rights.