A man was killed in a motorcycle accident in San Antonio.
Details about the Motorcycle Accident
Fox News San Antonio is reporting that one motorcyclist was killed after he flipped his motorcycle on the access road of Loop 410 just before noon on Monday.
According to the San Antonio police department, the driver of the motorcycle had just turned into the Loop 410 Access Road from Highway 151 when he lost control of the vehicle. The rider was ejected from the motorcycle and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
At this time, the identity of the victim has not been released, pending notification of family. No one else was involved in the motorcycle incident, but an investigation into the circumstances and cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is encouraged to come forward.
Important Information about Motorcycle Accidents
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motorcycle accidents every year in the United States:
- In 2014, there were a total of 4,295 people who were killed in motorcycle accidents in the United States.
- During the same year, motorcycle fatalities accounted for a total of 13 percent of all motor vehicle accident deaths.
- Helmets have been proven to be about 37 percent effective in preventing