Our Michigan car accident lawyers are reporting a hit and run accident that involved a bicyclist. According to police, a Pontiac G6 was driving down Middle Belt road in Farmington Hills when it struck and killed, John Salmen, who was riding his bike along the road. The bicycle-car accident took place on Sunday, August 1st, around 11:00 p.m. Police are still searching for the driver of the vehicle.
I am very sorry to hear about this fatal accident. My condolences go out the family of the deceased bicyclist and hope that the police are successful in finding the driver.
Our Michigan auto accident lawyers advise accident victims of their legal rights. For this type of Michigan motor vehicle accident, the family members of the deceased victims may be able to make a claim for Survivor Loss Benefits. This can include payment of funeral expenses, lost wages, and loss of other services.
Also, the family members of the deceased may have a claim for a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit against the driver if found and if police determine was negligent and caused the accident. At the very least, the family members should contact a lawer to find out their legal rights.