Bicyclist Cheryl Rolla LaRobardier, 61, killed in collision with alleged DUI driver Blake Nichols Grady, 33, on N.C. Highway 98 in Durham, North Carolina
Driver with long history of DWI convictions is suspect in cyclist's hit-and-run death
Blake Nichols Grady allegedly hit the cyclist around 11:30 a.m. then hit the cruiser of a Durham County sheriff's deputy, injuring him. He tried to run from the scene but was captured, according to the sheriff's office.
Durham woman dies after bike struck in hit-and-run; Wake Forest man faces 11 charges
A 61-year-old woman has died after she was struck by a car while riding her bicycle in Wake Forest, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol (NCSHP).
Take these important steps after an injury or fatal bicycle accident in Durham
When you have been seriously injured in a Durham bicycle accident, it’s hard to know what to do immediately. After an accident, a bike rider may face a daily struggle to recover from injuries while dealing with medical bills and lost income. And the families of bike riders killed in collisions must move forward in life without their loved one.
When a bike rider is injured or killed in a crash with a negligent driver in Durham, it is crucial to get help from an experienced bike accident lawyer. Automobile drivers who at first admit fault for causing a bicycle accident often change their minds after speaking with their insurance company. It is critical to investigate a bike accident immediately while witness memories and physical evidence like skid marks and paint transfers, are fresh. Lawyers with experience in bicycle accidents and their team of experts and investigators need to secure evidence immediately for your claim.
Learn more here about how a Durham bicycle accident attorney can help immediately.