A motorcyclist was thrown off her vehicle in Columbia last Tuesday.
The accident occurred in the vicinity of 6400 I-70 Drive Southeast. 36-year-old Candace A. Stevenson of Columbia was traveling west when her motorcycle unexpectedly swerved off the roadway, crashing into a utility pole and throwing Stevenson off the vehicle. She sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital. There is no evidence suggesting other vehicles were involved in the crash. The case is currently under investigation.
Motorists are frequently injured or killed in incidents involving some form of negligence or reckless behavior. Authorities are expected to investigate all cases with the goal of accurately identifying causes/culprits. That said, accident experts can help aggrieved parties through the process of recovery by making appropriate suggestions. In some cases, this may include filing damage/compensation claims.