Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Loop 323 in Tyler

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Loop 323 in Tyler

1 Killed in Tyler Motorcycle Crash at Van Highway and Loop 323

Tyler, Texas (December 19, 2020) – One person was killed Thursday evening in a motorcycle crash in Tyler, according to police.

The fatal crash happened around 6:15 p.m., December 17, at the intersection of Van Highway and Loop 323.

Police said a silver SUV was in the westbound turn lane on Loop 323 when it turned northbound on Highway 110 on a blinking yellow light. It failed to yield the right of way and collided with a motorcycle that was traveling southbound on Loop 323.

The motorcyclist was taken to UT Health Center Beckham, where he later died. His name has not been released.

The police are investigating 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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