If you or a loved one was involved in an auto accident due to the negligent actions of another motorist, it’s time to consult an experienced and knowledgeable Fayetteville car accident lawyer. At Niblock Law Firm, we know how time-sensitive and stressful this type of case is for injured victims, however, with our help you can focus on recovery while we handle your case.
Automobile accidents are the third leading cause of death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We believe that in order to reduce collisions on the roads, residents need to understand the importance of safety. For this reason, we have a created a simple, yet informational overview of recent wrecks that happened in our community during the month of April. Continue reading for our vehicle accident report:
Bicyclist Sustained Injuries After Being Hit by Motor Vehicle
On April 16, 2019, a bicyclist was transported to a hospital after being hit by a truck. The accident occurred near Sycamore Street and Gregg Avenue.
According to 5 News, “The witness said the collision was so strong that the cyclist’s water bottles exploded from the impact.” The cyclist suffered minor injuries.
Highway 12 Shut Down After a Two-Vehicle Wreck
A fatal accident involving an SUV and a semi-truck carrying gasoline killed one and left two injured.
The SUV driven by Sammie Hankins, 44-years-old, was traveling north on Old Highway 112, while the semi-truck driver, Gregory Herndon, 46-years-old, was driving west.
Hankins ran through a stop sign, causing Herndon to hit him. The semi-truck then veered off the road and overturned.
Herndon was pronounced dead at the scene.
Truck Hits a Construction Worker Near Leroy Pond
A construction worker on the University of Arkansas campus was hit by a truck. Capt. Gary Crain, a spokesperson for UA police told 5 News, “The driver checked on the man, who refused a transport from Central EMS and went back to work after the accident.” The man suffered no serious injuries.
Semi-Truck Accident Kills One Woman on I-40
Adrianne Sisco, 30-years-old, died after an accident with a Freightliner truck. The accident occurred on I-40 Roland.
The truck driver, Abdinor Salad-Olow, 29-years-old, and his passenger, Abdirizak Abdullahi, 39-years-old, were both transported to Baptist Health Hospital.
The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.
28-Year-Old Killed on Highway 12
Jeramee Stansberry, 28-years-old, was driving a Nissan Altima on Highway 12 when he veered off the road and hit a tree. According to 5 News, “Arkansas State Police did not say what caused Stansberry to leave the highway.”
Stansberry died as a result of the accident.
Call Niblock Law Firm About Your Legal Rights
We hope this vehicle accident report encourages drivers to implement safety at all times while behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. However, we understand that accidents can still happen. If you or someone you know was injured in an accident due to someone else’s careless actions, it’s in your best interest to consult a Fayetteville car accident lawyer about your legal options.
Whether you’re involved in a motor vehicle accident, truck accident, or motorcycle accident, it’s imperative that you call our law office. These claims can be complex, especially if a third party is involved. If you have a case, our team will fight on your behalf and give you the best chance of receiving the full amount of compensation you are rightfully owed. We know insurance adjusters tend to offer low settlements to injured victims. We won’t allow them to take advantage of you during this difficult time.