A man was killed in a motorcycle accident that happened in San Antonio overnight.
Details about the Fatal Motorcycle Accident
Police say the accident happened just after midnight along Loop 410 and Ingram Road, which is on the northwest side of the city. Police further stated that the man was driving his motorcycle heading east but was driving too fast and lost control of the vehicle and hit a retaining wall. The collision with the retaining wall cased the man to be thrown from by bike about 20 feet, landing on Ingram Road below.
The man was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, but he was rushed to University Hospital in critical condition where he later died. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
Important Information about Motorcycle Accidents
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in the United States, and, according to the Insurance Information Institute, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of motorcyclists every year in the United States who are killed in traffic accidents:
- In 2014, there were a total of 4,586 people who were killed in motorcycle accidents.
- A total of 8.4 million motorcycles were on the road in 2014.
- There were a total of 92,000 motorcyclists who were injured in accidents in 2013.
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