Fort Worth, TX – Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on North Freeway
Fort Worth, TX (October 19, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Thursday morning left one person critically injured in the Fort Worth area. Just after 10:10 a.m., on October 15, the Fort Worth Police Department and firefighters responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on North Freeway.
According to reports, a motorcyclist was traveling behind a semi-truck on the North Freeway. As the vehicles proceeded forward, the semi-truck ran over a metal object in the road. The wheels on the semi-truck caused the metal object to fly backward, striking the man on his motorcycle in the head.
The impact caused the rider to lose control of his bike and crash into a median before being ejected into the opposite side of the freeway. The rider was then struck by a vehicle.
The rider sustained critical and life-threatening injuries. He was airlifted from the site of the incident to John Peter Smith Hospital for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for his full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Texas
Every year, tens of thousands of people are injured in motor vehicle accidents throughout our state. The unfortunate truth is that nearly 80% of collisions throughout our state each year are caused by driver error. When drivers talk or text on cell phones, change radios, eat, or drive impaired, they place the lives of thousands of others sharing the road at risk. Although there are various steps we can take to ensure we are mindful of others sharing the road, we cannot predict how other motorists will act. Motorcycle accidents in particular have a life-altering impact on those involved.
Motorcycle accidents throughout the state of Texas leave thousands of people with debilitating injuries. There are numerous treatment options available for victims. Regrettably, they come at an extraordinary cost. Victims who are injured in preventable accidents as a result of other motorists can reach out to a motorcycle accident attorney in Abilene to explore legal options available that may help them obtain compensation to cover the costs of care and other financial burdens they face after collisions.
Working with a knowledgeable legal team in the aftermath of your accident can help to ensure you are in the best position imaginable to get the justice and compensation you need and deserve to recover. Abilene personal injury attorney Tara Gilmore-Low at Low Law Firm has extensive experience helping victims move forward after being injured in avoidable accidents. Our team provides effective and trusted legal representation to ensure our clients are able to move forward in the best position possible after their accidents. We are dedicated to helping our clients obtain the financial resources they need for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other financial burdens they face after accidents. If you have sustained injuries in an accident as a result of another driver’s actions, contact the personal injury attorneys in Texas at Low Law Firm by calling (325) 455-1889 to see how we can help you. Contact our team at LowLawFirm.com to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to see how we can help you.
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