1 Dead in Houston Motorcycle Collision
About the Houston Motorcycle Crash
The accident occurred when Silva’s motorcycle collided with another motorcycle at 5200 Louetta. It is determined that speed was a contributing factor with the crash.
The condition of the second motorcyclist was not immediately available.
Texas Motorcycle Accident Statistics
- According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 3,377 people lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes in Texas in 2013.
- 495 of those deaths were motorcyclists (operators and passengers).
- 53 percent of the motorcyclists killed were helmets when the crash occurred.
- An additional 232,041 people were injured in vehicle collisions with 89,270 people sustaining serious injuries.