A motorcyclist was airlifted to a hospital in San Antonio after being struck by a vehicle in Laredo.
Details of the Laredo Motorcycle Crash
According to the Laredo Morning Times, the crash occurred around 10:00 pm on September 26 in the 2300 block of Jacaman Road. Early reports say a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was involved in a crash with a white Mazda CX-5.
The rider of the motorcycle, a 25-year-old male, was found unresponsive with multiple injuries by responders. He was transported to Laredo Medical Center and eventually flown out to a San Antonio hospital.
Police identified the driver of the Mazda as a 24-year-old woman.
The accident is still under investigation, and toxicology reports are pending on the driver and the motorcyclist.
Texas Motorcycle Accident Statistics
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,531 people were killed in traffic collisions in Texas in 2015, marking little change from the 3,536 deaths recorded in 2014.
- Motorcyclists (passengers and operators) accounted for 459 of the fatalities recorded in 2015.
- Of the 459 motorcyclists killed, roughly 52 percent were not wearing a helmet at the time of their collision.
- An additional 246,335 people were injured in traffic accidents in Texas in 2015.
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