Cleveland, TX – Motorcyclist Killed In Collision With Pickup On SH 105
Cleveland, TX (April 17, 2019) – On Tuesday, April 16, just after 10 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety and emergency crews responded to the scene of a collision on SH 105 just west of the SH 105 and FM 2518 intersection.
According to DPS, a motorcyclist was traveling east along SH 105 when a Dodge ¾-ton pickup truck pulled out of a private driveway and into the roadway. The motorcyclist, who was traveling at a high rate of speed, was unable to avoid the truck and slammed into it at a high rate of speed. The motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. The truck driver was uninjured.
Our deepest condolences are extended to the family of the motorcyclist who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with everyone who was affected by this tragic event.
Fatal Motorcycle Collisions In Texas
Motorcycles remain one of the most popular modes of transportation and entertainment for travelers across Texas. Unfortunately, more than 500 motorcyclists will lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across our state annually.
To an extent, victims are able to mitigate some of the dangers they face by wearing a helmet, but this is not always the case. Sadly, over 52% of those killed in these incidents are not wearing helmets during their accidents. When motorcyclists lose their lives in collisions, families are often left to bear the costs for funerals and burials. Surviving family members may be able to file lawsuits against at-fault drivers by contacting a Texas wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Our Texas motorcycle accident attorneys from the Benton Law Firm have extensive experience helping surviving family members who lost a loved one in tragic motorcycle accidents obtain full and fair compensation for their claims. Our firm is dedicated to helping those harmed get justice for their loved ones. If your loved one died in a crash caused by a negligent or reckless driver, contact our accident injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to protect your legal rights today.
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