Man Dies Two Weeks After Motorcycle Accident
About the Fatal Accident
Fowler and his passenger, 25-year-old Lorraine Villarreal, were traveling along Saratoga Boulevard when a minivan made a U-turn in front of them near an HEB parking lot.
Both Fowler and Villarreal were thrown from the vehicle – neither were wearing helmet during the collision.
Villarreal died a few days after the accident. No charges have been brought against the driver of the van.
Texas Auto Accident Attorney
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,377 people were killed in auto accident in Texas in 2013 – about one death every 2 hours and 36 minutes.
- 495 people were killed in motorcycle accident – 53-percent were not wearing helmets at the time of the collision.
- Another 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents in 2013 with 89,270 people suffering serious injuries.
- A reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds.