Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Highway 6 in NW Harris CountyKiprop Vincent
One Killed in NW Harris County Bicycle Accident on Highway 6 at Forest Trails Drive
Harris County, Texas (February 7, 2021) – A bicyclist was killed Saturday night in a hit-and-run crash in NW Harris County, according to authorities.
The deadly accident happened around 10:00 p.m., February 6, in the 8100 block of Highway 6 North at Forest Trails Drive.
Authorities said the bicyclist was crossing the highway on a red light when they were struck by a northbound car.
The car fled the scene after the accident.
The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s identity has not been released.
The car driver is facing a charge of failure to stop and render aid if found.
The authorities are investigating the crash.
With the surge in popularity of alternate transportation to save on fuel costs, bicycling has emerged as a new form of mobility forced to compete with motorized traffic in dangerous situations. This has resulted in many more accidents between human-powered vehicles and powerful engine-driven machines, producing tragic injuries as well as countless fatalities.
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