Husband killed, wife injured in West Richland motorcycle accident with vehicle that crossed centerline

The TriCity Herald.com reports that Joel Vance, 52, was killed and his wife, Lorri Vance, 51, was seriously injured in a West Richland motorcycle accident on Saturday at 4:38pm .

According to the report, the couple who are from Benton City, were both riding motorcycles west on Kennedy Road, when an eastbound sedan crossed the centerline line and collided with the couple head on.

Joel Vance died at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. Lorri Vance was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident but at this point speed is considered a contributing factor.

Motor vehicle accidents when one driver crosses the centerline are among the highways most deadly. Often speed, driving under the influence or distracted driving can be causes.

This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in motorcycle accidents and the family of those killed due to the negligence of another driver. With our help, you may recover compensation for your damages including medical costs, loss of wages and for pain and suffering. Under Washington State’s wrongful death statute, you can also make a claim on behalf of your deceased loved one.

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