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Ive seen this kind of local justice dealt out before. Its no wonder drivers flee the scene. This guy did the right thing after the accident and got dealt with heavily. I think if it happened again he would think twice about doing the right thing. Very sad.
Posted by carvets on April 14, 2012 10:49
Poorly lit road and no back lights at the sidecar...very bad combination!
Posted by Anonymous on April 14, 2012 12:15
........"crashed into their motorcycle and sidecar, which police believe did not have a backlight."
Posted by innocent bystander on April 14, 2012 15:03
Posted by C. on April 14, 2012 16:04
I silently curse all motorbike drivers who drive without backlight. From the interior of a car, it is really difficult to spot, until you are almost on top of them. They probably never drive a car, and do not know that the view is so much different, then when driving a motorcycle. I have met so many ignorant motorbike drivers here...
Posted by Tinkerbell on April 14, 2012 16:59
'And getting beaten because you hit a motorbike without backlight is just ridiculous. As if he does not feel guilty enough..'
Posted by Martin on April 14, 2012 21:07
Since there seem to be no witnesses other than the driver of the truck, we don't really know what happened and who is to blame.
Posted by Steve C. on April 14, 2012 22:07
Martin, next time could you possibly write in English?
Posted by Sam W on April 15, 2012 08:09
"police believe did not have a backlight."
Posted by BG on April 15, 2012 16:26
Posted by Steve C. on April 15, 2012 17:43
Maybe in the bigger picture of things, why don't the bike manufactures provide lights that don't give out so easily. I don't see many car lights out and I don't ever recall a bulb failing on my cars thru the years.. yes it is dangerous for one and all all these bikes without lights...
Posted by Anonymous on April 15, 2012 23:32
How much does a back light cost ? There are too many bikes on the roads with no lights.....Maybe the driver is not to blame but the riders who ride around with no lights. Too many times have we all seen this at night too many near accidents.....Police should stop any bikes/cars with broken lights.
Posted by sean on April 16, 2012 10:19
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