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14-Year-Old Girl Injured in Motorcycle-Car Accident

Jasmine Roziers2 years ago

14-year-old girl was critically injured in a motorcycle accident, in Nederland, Texas on Tuesday afternoon.

Details of the Nederland Motorcycle Accident

According to 12 News, the teen was a passenger on the motorcycle when an SUV collided with the motorcycle near at the intersection of Canal Avenue and Hamilton Court.

The girl was airlifted to CHRISTUS Hospital St. Elizabeth. The driver of the motorcycle, a 19-year-old male was also rushed to the hospital.

He and the girl were not wearing helmets. According to Nederland police, the three passengers in the SUV were not injured.

Texas Motorcycle Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,377 people were killed in motor-vehicle accidents in Texas in 2013.
  • 767 of these deaths occurred at intersections or in relation to an intersection.
  • Motorcyclists accounted for 495 of the traffic fatalities recorded.
  • 53-percent of all motorcyclists killed were not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.


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