Savannah, TN (May 2, 2020) – On Friday night, May 1st, a 22-year-old motorcyclist was killed after a collision involving another vehicle in Hardin County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported that Michael Hairfield of Savannah stopped his 2002 Honda motorcycle at the intersection of US-64 and Airport Road (TN-226). Upon entering the highway, Hairfileld was struck by a 2001 BMW traveling eastbound at around 10:06 p.m.
Corey Taylor, 37, of Leona, Tennessee, the driver of the BMW, wasn’t injured in the crash, and neither was his passenger. Hairfield was reportedly wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Michael Hairfield at this time.
Tennessee Motorcycle Collisions
Motorcyclists are much more vulnerable than other travelers. Compared to those traveling in passenger vehicles, riders are 27 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries in the event of a crash. Tennessee motorcycle accidents can leave victims with life-threatening injuries, and surviving family members should consult with a qualified Tennessee personal injury lawyer.
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