Hurst —Motorcycle Collision on SH 121
Posted on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 3:26 am
Last February 8, at least one person sustained serious injuries following a motorcycle collision on State Highway 121.
The Hurst Police Department responded to State Highway 121 after receiving a call just after 4:00 p.m. According to initial reports, a motorcycle was traveling along the outside lane of the highway when, for yet unknown reasons, it rear-ended a Dodge SUV. Details revolving the collision are not clear as of this writing but it was confirmed that the rider was thrown off of motorcycle due to the force of impact.
The rider, identified as a 59-year-old man, sustained serious injuries. He later died at the scene.
No other injuries were reported.
Currently, local investigators are determining the cause and factors that contributed to the collision.
We express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult moment in your life. We strongly believe that authorities will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Texas is among the states in the US that have the most car accidents which involved injuries and fatalities every year. Some of the common factors contributing to the rising cases of collisions in the area include the worsening traffic situation, weather conditions, and poor driving habits.
Bad driving habits are the greatest cause of a fatal crash. It can be lethal to the person behind the wheel, as well as the drivers on the road. Drivers who do not use their signal to change lanes or those who do not secure their blind spots before shifting direction are more likely to be involved in an accident. Some of the most dangerous driving habits include speeding, unsafe lane change, tailgating, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you or someone you love has been a victim of a car accident with a negligent driver, you have a right to fair compensation for the trauma you experienced and the injuries you have suffered.