Monroe, LA (May 31, 2023) – The Louisiana State police troopers confirmed that 36-year-old Alisha Adcock lost her life as a result of a motorcycle accident that took place on Monday evening, May 29.
According to officials, at around nine p.m., 52-year-old Leon Patrick Jr was driving a 2006 GMC Yukon on Interstate 20. As his vehicle proceeded westbound on the interstate, he struck the rear end of a 2001 Suzuki motorcycle.
The impact of the crash caused the motorcyclist, identified as Adcock, to be ejected from her vehicle.
She then became trapped under the SUV, suffering severe injuries.
The Ouachita Parish Coroner’s Office responded to the scene and pronounced the woman deceased from her injuries.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our condolences go out to the family of Alisha Adcock.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Louisiana
It is an unfortunate reality that motorcyclists, due to their lack of protection during collisions, are four times more susceptible to injuries compared to other drivers. In terms of fatality rates, motorcycle accidents are 28 times more likely to result in fatal injuries when compared to other types of vehicles involved in motor vehicle accidents.
Each year, thousands of lives are tragically lost in the United States due to these accidents. Louisiana, in particular, witnesses a significant number of fatal injuries caused by negligent and reckless drivers. Dealing with the loss of a loved one in a fatal accident can be extremely challenging as families struggle to navigate the overwhelming consequences. Funeral arrangements, burial expenses, towering medical bills, and the loss of income only make the situation more difficult to deal with.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, it is crucial to promptly seek the assistance of a Monroe wrongful death lawyer. Your family may be entitled to seek compensation for the losses and damages you have endured.
At Parker Alexander Attorneys at Law, our aim is to provide compassionate and comprehensive legal services to families who have experienced the traumatic loss of a family member in a preventable car accident. Our car accident lawyers are dedicated to helping families pursue justice by offering knowledgeable representation and vigorously advocating for our client's rights throughout the entire legal process. If your loved one has died as a result of a motor vehicle accident, please contact our Louisiana personal injury law firm at 318-625-6262. Our lawyers are available to support your family in seeking justice.
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