One Killed in Ben Lomond Collision Involving Motorcycle
A motorcycle and SUV collided head-on in Ben Lomond on Saturday, July 23rd.
It was at about 3:17 p.m. when the collision occurred on Alba Road.
Damian Lanctot, of Ben Lomond, was the motorcyclist that sadly died at the scene.
Lanctot was traveling east when his bike collided with a westbound SUV, causing the rider to be ejected.
It is unclear at this time what caused the accident.
The SUV driver, a 51-year-old woman, was treated at the scene and a local hospital for minor injuries.
An active investigation remains underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Damian Lanctot.
Head-on collisions are without a doubt the most dangerous types of crashes. They may only account for 2% of accidents, however they make up 10% of all deadly crashes.
The Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) has found that:
- 75% of head-on crashes happen in rural areas
- They are most common on two-lane highways
- Failure in negotiating a curve on the road causes 23% of all fatal head-on collisions
- 58% of head-on collisions result in a fatality
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.