Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on W. Howard Lane
Austin, TX (January 28, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident claimed one victim’s life on Tuesday.
At around 9:23 p.m., on January 27, the Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on West Howard Lane. Reports indicate that a motorcycle and a second vehicle collided along the roadway at the intersection of Metric Boulevard. The victim was a male estimated to be approximately 25-years-old.
The motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
At this time, the Austin Police Department is investigating.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents in Texas claim the lives of over 3,600 people every year. Although motorcyclists make up less than 1% of all traffic, these people account for over 14% of all victims killed in auto accidents each year. Unfortunately, distracted drivers are the leading cause of these fatal accidents. When motorcyclists are killed in collisions, due to the actions of other drivers, their families can benefit greatly by contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
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