Houston, TX – Motorcycle Accident Claims Life on Hwy 90 exit ramp off East Fwy

Aug 31, 2021 | Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

Houston, TX (August 30, 2021) – A motorcyclist has lost his life after falling over the railing of an overpass in Houston. The wreck occurred just before 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 29. 

Sources indicate that the accident took place when a vehicle struck the motorcycle on the highway 90 exit ramp off of the East Freeway. The cyclist then fell to his death over the railing of the overpass to the feeder road below.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the motorcyclist attempted to flee the scene on foot but surrendered to Houston authorities shortly afterward. No one involved has been identified at this time. 

Authorities in Houston continue to investigate the details of the wreck. Nothing further has been reported at this time. 

We would like to offer our deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this fatal accident in Houston. 

Motorcycle Wrecks in Houston

Houston, TX - Fatal Motorcycle Accident Takes 1 Life on Hwy 90 exit ramp off East Fwy

When it comes to motorcycle accidents that take place in Houston, motorcyclists are five times more likely to suffer critical injuries than the occupants of the other vehicle involved in the crash. This information is based on recent statistics gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration concerning traffic accidents in Houston. Even the most mindful and careful motorcyclists are much more likely to sustain severe injuries during an accident as opposed to someone inside of a truck or car. 

Given that motorcyclists are totally unprotected while riding their bikes in the event of an accident, for example, from other vehicles and the asphalt, the injuries they endure are often severe or even fatal. This is one of the most important reasons for motorcyclists to wear helmets at all times. Motorcycle accidents in Houston occur more often than motorcycle accidents in nearly any other state in the nation. 

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys in Houston

If a family member of yours lost their life due to a fatal injury during a motorcycle accident, then a wrongful death attorney in Houston will be able to help you figure out how you can receive financial compensation for losses connected to the accident. Some of these include funeral and burial expenses, medical costs, loss of income, and many other damages brought on by the death of a family member.

The personal injury attorneys in Houston at Williams Hart have been advising injured crash victims on what they need to receive compensation following a serious accident. 

If you would like a free evaluation of your Texas car accident claim, reach out to our law offices by calling (512) 968-0051 to schedule your case evaluation today.  

Note: This post was created through the use of secondary sources for Williams Hart. These sources include but are not limited to local television news reports, news articles, local and state police reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness reports about injury accidents that take place in or around the Greater Houston area. Our writing staff has not independently verified the information in this post. For that reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please contact us right away so that we can update the article with the most accurate information available. If you would like us to remove the post from our site for any reason, we will do so upon request. 

Disclaimer: We write these posts with the intention of providing general information about driving safety with the hope that people will slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in an accident. If you are in an accident we want to make sure that you know how to react appropriately. This post is not intended to be deemed as legal or medical advice of any kind. The picture used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.

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