Norridgewock, ME – Brock Peters Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Ward Hill Rd

Norridgewock, ME - Brock Peters Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Ward Hill Rd
May 23, 2024

Norridgewock, ME (May 23, 2024) – A two-vehicle collision in Norridgewock resulted in the death of a man from Fairfield on Wednesday afternoon, per the latest reports provided by local authorities.

According to a news release from the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office, Frederick Landry, 79, of Norridgewock, was operating a white 2006 Ford F-150 pickup truck towing a homemade trailer on Ward Hill Road. He was allegedly making a left-hand turn into his driveway when he hit Brock Peters, 29, of Fairfield, on his red 2005 Yamaha motorcycle.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday. Officials added that Peters was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision; however, he was transported by ambulance to Redington-Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan, where he was declared deceased due to his injuries. The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office’s Reconstruction Team is currently investigating the incident and asked any witnesses to step forward.

We offer our sincere condolences to Brock Peters’ family.

Motorcycle Accidents in Maine

With its wide highways, gently sloping hills, and miles of coastline roadway, Maine is a popular destination for motorcycle riders. There are 59,000 registered motorcycle riders in Maine, and visitors come from across the country. However, as motorcycles become more common, so does the incidence of collisions that result in fatalities or severe injuries.

The Maine Department of Public Safety and the Bureau of Highway Safety released information showing that motorcycle accidents have increased over the last two decades, with specific years showing exceptionally high rates. Unfortunately, this pattern is seen in every county throughout Maine.

You need the assistance of a knowledgeable and skilled personal injury lawyer to walk through your legal options after a motorcycle accident fully. A driver might cause a major accident when they disregard traffic laws or drive recklessly, such as passing on a blind curve, and when negligence contributes to a crash, the victims may be entitled to compensation. While it is our genuine desire that you never have to endure a motorcycle accident and its aftermath, know that our personal injury attorneys at the McCue Law Office are here to assist you at this trying time.

With over 35 years of experience, our Bangor-based practice has assisted riders and their families throughout Maine in obtaining the financial support they need to move forward. Contact our Norridgewock wrongful death lawyers at (207) 862-5290 if you’ve lost a loved one in a motorcycle crash that occurred through no fault of their own.

Note: We utilize various external sources, including news reports, police reports, social media platforms, and firsthand or eyewitness accounts, to compile details about injury accidents in Maine. We have not independently verified the facts related to this specific accident. If you come across any inaccuracies in our post, please reach out to McCue Law Firm immediately. We are committed to promptly correcting any misinformation or removing the post upon request.

Disclaimer: This post is not intended as a solicitation for business. It’s crucial to acknowledge that the information shared does not constitute legal advice, nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship. Legal outcomes may vary depending on individual circumstances. For personalized legal guidance, please contact McCue Law Firm directly. Additionally, the featured image in this post is not from the depicted accident scene.

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