Amber Lemke Killed in Hit-and-Run on Wells Burnet Road in Azle; Ryan Collier Arrested

Amber Lemke Killed in Hit-and-Run on Wells Burnet Road in Azle; Ryan Collier Arrested

Amber Lemke Killed in Azle Pedestrian Accident on Wells Burnet Road near Jacksboro Highway; Ryan Collier Arrested

Azle, Texas (July 20, 2022) – According to the police, a man was arrested on Tuesday following the May hit-and-run crash that left one person dead in Azle.

The deadly accident happened on Wells Burnet Road near the Jacksboro Highway.

Police said Ryan Collier struck 40-year-old Amber Lemke and then fled the scene.

Lemke was killed in the crash.

Collier was arrested on Tuesday, July 19, and has been charged with an accident involving death, which is a second-degree felony.

No other information was available.

The police are investigating the crash.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, pedestrian, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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