Scottsdale, AZ – UPDATE: William La Fleur Killed in Motorcycle Wreck at Oak St
Scottsdale, AZ (October 27, 2019) – On Saturday, a deadly motorcycle crash in south Scottsdale left one man dead.
Officials with Scottsdale Police Department say that the crash happened just before 2:00 p.m. at Scottsdale Road and Oak Street and involved a vehicle and a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was identified as 31-year-old William D. La Fleur.
Scottsdale paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after the wreck occurred to transport La Fleur to the hospital, but he died shortly after arrival.
The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and police say impairment was not a factor in the wreck. The intersection of Scottsdale Road and Oak Street was closed for several hours while police investigated. The cause of the crash still remains under investigation at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of William D. La Fleur at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Arizona
Motorcycle accidents have reportedly accounted for nearly 14 percent of all traffic fatalities across the country over the past several years. In fact, motorcycle wrecks are on the rise and have more than doubled in the last 25 years alone. And one in seven road deaths occurred on a motorcycle, according to data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Tragic consequences may befall victims after a motorcycle accident. But the victims and their families affected by these motorcycle wrecks can contact a Phoenix accident lawyer for help. In some cases, a skilled lawyer can help victims get justice and a fair settlement from a personal injury lawsuit or a wrongful death lawsuit.
The motorcycle accident attorneys at ELG Law have years of experience advocating for victims and their families after motorcycle wrecks. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle wreck that occurred through no fault of your own or your loved one has died in a motorcycle wreck, contact ELG Law at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation. Our compassionate attorneys are waiting to help you and your family today.
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