Eastbound 270 was temporarily shut down after a man crashed his motorcycle near Bellefontaine road. The driver, Andrea M. Wyatt, 41, ran into the back of an eastbound vehicle while attempting to change lanes.
Allegedly, Wyatt was operating the motorcycle at high speeds when the crash occurred. After hitting the vehicle, Wyatt veered into a guardrail, where he was thrown from the bike. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle left the scene uninjured.
According to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), in 2008 there were 1,506 motorcycle accidents in Missouri. Of these crashes, 66 resulted in fatalities. The driver of a motorcycle has a duty to exercise ordinary care, or to act as a reasonably prudent motorcycle driver under the circumstances to prevent injury to themselves or the other drivers on the road.
The law firm of WWF&G has represented numerous victims of motorcycle accidents. Injuries resulting from motorcycle accidents are often serious, and our firm provides aggressive representation for those victims of accidents and their families.