El Paso, TX – Police Officer Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Loop 375
El Paso, TX (May 18, 2019) On the morning of May 17th, a motorcycle accident happened on Loop 375, just south of Edgemere Boulevard. An off-duty police officer was traveling in a 2018 Honda Shadow motorcycle while escorting a funeral procession when a 2003 Lexus struck him.
The paramedics rushed to the scene to help the injured officer and immediately transported him to the nearest hospital for treatment.
Authorities are currently investigating the accident to determine why the driver of the Lexus was unable to stop in time before striking the officer.
Our thoughts are with the injured officer and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Texas
In 2012, approximately 10,391 motorcycle accidents happened on Texas roads. Most motorcycle accidents occur when drivers are distracted and not aware of their surroundings. Because motorcycles are so small, it’s easy for them to drive in between vehicles or slip into blind spots, which is why it’s so important for drivers to always check their surroundings.
At Benton Law Firm, we assist those who have been seriously harmed in motorcycle accidents file personal injury lawsuits. If they are not at fault for the collision, we help them prove their negligence claims until all liable parties take financial accountability for damages and losses. If you or someone you love was hurt in a motorcycle accident, contact our office today at 214-219-4878 for a free consultation with one of Texas personal injury lawyers. Our number one mission is to help you win your case.
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