Monday, February 6, 2023

Fatal motorcycle crash kills Murfreesboro resident near Stones River National Battlefield


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Photo by Bailey Wilson / MTSU Sidelines Archive

William Jonathon Lee, 39, of Murfreesboro was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday at approximately 9:55 p.m. near Stones River National Battlefield on North Thompson Lane. It’s stories like this that make you think again about how important safety is while you are on the road. Whether you drive a car, lorry or a motorcycle, yours and the safety of everyone around you should be something worth considering. If you need a bit more encouragement to take this seriously, checking out this page might help. This would be such a difficult time for anyone to go through something like this.

According to the Murfreesboro Police Department, Lee, driving a 2016 Harley Davidson Street Glide Motorcycle, was heading north when he left the travel lane. He hit a concrete curb, causing him to be ejected from his vehicle. His injuries were fatal. Each year there are cases of deadly motorcycle accidents causing many young people to lose their lives. It is important to make sure that when riding a motorcycle or any vehicle that the proper safety measures are in places to avoid fatal incidents. Most of the time these accidents are not at the fault of the individual, however, their recovery could be improved with the right gear being worn.

Those injured in accidents similar to this might want to think about enlisting the help of a lawyer in the aftermath. Alburquerque personal injury lawyers may be people you could turn to for assistance.

The Fatal Accident Crash Team will complete the investigation of the accident, according to the MPD.

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