1 Killed in Motorcycle Crash on SH 64 in Smith County

1 Killed in Motorcycle Crash on SH 64 in Smith County

One Killed in Smith County Motorcycle Crash on State Highway 64

Smith County, Texas (March 17, 2021) – One person was killed in a motorcycle crash Monday afternoon in Smith County, according to the Texas DPS.

The fatal crash happened around 3:00 p.m., March 15, on State Highway 64 near County Road 299, three miles west of the city of Arp.

According to a preliminary investigation, a 2010 Ford Edge was stopped in the eastbound lane of the highway and wanted to turn left onto County Road 299 when it was rear-ended by a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was pronounced at the scene.

The Ford driver was uninjured in the crash.

Most motorcycle crashes are caused by negligent drivers who don’t keep a proper lookout or fail to yield the right-of-way. Because motorcyclists are vulnerable, their injuries are usually severe, often suffering from road rash, broken bones, brain injuries, amputations, or spinal cord injuries. In some cases, the accident results in death.

If you have lost someone in a motorcycle accident, you should consult our attorneys, at Joel A. Gordon & Associates, who have a history of success in wrongful death claims. To speak with a wrongful death attorney, please  Click to call: 281-943-5555.

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