DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA (December 27, 2016) – A 13 year old was killed on Tuesday after his dirt bike crashed into a box truck on Henrico Road, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened at the intersection of Moreland Avenue and Henrico Road on Tuesday. 13 year old Jyquez Evans was reportedly doing wheelies when he crashed his dirt bike into a box truck. Moments after the crash, an unknown party hopped on Jyquez’s dirt bike and took off with it, leaving the teenager injured in the street.
Jyquez Evans was rushed to a local hospital, and tragically succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday. His mother believes someone bumped his bike and caused him to crash, for the purpose of stealing the dirt bike. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.