Lubbock – Motorcycle Crash on Highway 84 Injures 1
Posted on Friday, July 19th, 2019 at 12:10 am
A motorcycle rider was rushed to a hospital after colliding with a vehicle on Highway 84 last July 4, a local news source reported.
According to the report released by Lubbock law enforcement officials, a motorcycle, operated by 40-year-old Shawn Shelby, was seen heading down Highway 84 near Farm to Market Road 1294 when, for reasons that had not been determined, it drifted onto the opposing lanes where it got struck by a passing semi-truck.
The force of the impact seriously injured Shelby. He was immediately taken to a local hospital where he received medical treatment. His condition remains unknown at this time.
No one else was injured, as per responding officers.
The Lubbock Police Department has yet to determine the cause of the crash. An investigation is ongoing.
We are deeply saddened for the family and loved ones of the injured victim. Our prayers and thoughts are with them. We strongly believe that the Lubbock Police Department 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.