Motorcyclist Killed in Fort Worth Accident
A 52-year-old man was killed in Fort Worth Tuesday night after being thrown from his motorcycle into freeway traffic.
About the Fort Worth Motorcycle Crash
According to the Star-Telegram, Terry Hollinghead was killed after being involved in a collision near the intersection of Texas 183 and Texas 360. Hollinghead was ejected from his vehicle and his body was sent into freeway traffic.
Hollinghead was pronounced dead at the scene, and the Tarrant County Medical examiner’s office listed force trauma to the head as his cause of death.
The fatal accident is under investigation.
Motorcycle Crash Statistics
The following information is provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
- 4,295 motorcyclists died in crashes in 2014.
- Helmets are about 37 percent effective in preventing motorcycle deaths and about 67 percent effective in preventing brain injuries.
- Only 19 states and the District of Columbia mandate helmet use by all riders.
- Per mile traveled in 2014, the number of deaths on motorcycles was over 27 times the numb
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