Maccie Rodrigues Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Woodworth Blvd in Port Arthur

Maccie Rodrigues Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Woodworth Blvd in Port Arthur

Maccie Rodrigues Killed in Port Arthur Motorcycle Crash on Woodworth Boulevard

Port Arthur, Texas (August 21, 2020) – A woman was killed, and a man was injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon in Port Arthur, according to police.

The fatal crash happened at about 3:54 p.m., August 18, in the 1900 block of Woodworth Boulevard.

Police said a man was riding a motorcycle when he failed to yield at a red light and struck a passenger vehicle.

The man was airlifted to a Houston hospital with serious injuries. His female passenger, 27-year-old Maccie Rodrigues, was taken to the hospital where she was declared dead at the scene.

The Criminal Investigations Division and Advanced Accident Reconstruction Team of the Port Arthur Police Department are investigating the crash.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Maccie Rodrigues.

“When a person has suffered a grave personal injury in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, the most overwhelming emotion they feel is a sense of injustice. They often ask how such a life-altering event could have happened to them,” attorney Joel A. Gordon said. “The next question usually is, who can help me?” Mr. Gordon added.

A legal advocate can represent an injury victim or the family of a deceased victim. The attorney will file a claim on behalf of the victim and will have the responsibility of citing existing codes, laws or statues which were violated.

To speak with an attorney, Click to call: 281-943-5555.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is for informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service we like to advise family of the following:
1. In some cases it may be very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including but not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before its disappears.
2. In Texas it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attornay first.
3. Under Texas law, wrongful death actions can be brought by a spouse (husband or wife), child (son or daughter), or parent (mother or father). A claim can also be brought on behalf of the deceased estate. the statute of limitations in Texas for wrongful death is two years from the date of the incident.