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Sheridan, WY – Two Killed in Motorcycle Accident on US Highway 14

July 7, 2021 | 3 min read

Sheridan, WY (July 7, 2021) – Two people have lost their lives following a motor vehicle accident in the Sheridan area on Saturday evening. Just after 4 p.m., on July 3, emergency crews were called to the site of a crash on US Highway 14.

Reports from the Wyoming Highway Patrol show that a 58-year-old woman and a 56-year-old man were utilizing a 2000 BMW K1200LT motorcycle and a 2016 Indian Scout Sixty ATV when they were struck by a 2007 Ford Crown Victoria, occupied by a family of four adults.

The two riders were ejected from their vehicles and thrown into trees. Both riders sustained severe injuries. Authorities arrived at the scene and pronounced the victims deceased. All four victims in the Crown Victoria were transported to the Sheridan Memorial Hospital for medical care. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Wyoming

Every year, more than 5000 people lose their lives as a result of motor vehicle accidents across the United States. Although motorcyclists are often stereotyped as being negligent and reckless on the roadways, the majority of these accidents are caused by drivers who are negligent while sharing the roadways with them. We see a significant number of motorcycle accidents take place due to drivers who are engaging in reckless driving behaviors, driving while under the influence of alcohol, or driving while distracted. When victims lose their lives in accidents due to these and other negligent actions, it is crucial that their families seek the assistance of the skilled Wyoming wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.

In Wyoming, surviving relatives to those who lose their lives in motorcycle accidents may be entitled to compensation to help cover some of the financial burdens they face moving forward. Our knowledgeable legal team will be able to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident to determine the best legal options available for you moving forward.

Over the years, our motorcycle accident attorneys in Wyoming at Burg Simpson have fought aggressively to protect the legal rights of families throughout the state of Wyoming who have lost loved ones in accidents due to the negligence of others.  We firmly believe that families should never be forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on financial burdens they face due to the negligence of another person. For this reason, we provide aggressive and responsive representation for our clients to ensure they are able to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions and collect the compensation they need and deserve moving forward. Contact our Wyoming injury accident attorneys at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for you. Don’t wait. Call 800-330-2195 or 307-527-7891 now to get started on your case.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.