Three people are dead following a fatal crash involving two motorcycles and a pickup in Comal County around Canyon Lake.
According to the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, the crash occurred as two motorcyclists were traveling together along Farm-to-Market Road 306. One of the motorcyclists lost control and struck a tree while the other was struck head-on by an oncoming pickup.
Both motorcyclists and a passenger in the truck were killed in the crash. The driver of the pickup was injured.
The motorcyclists were identified as Jacob Daniel Morris, 27, and Hector Juan Gonzales, 29. The driver of the truck was identified as Frank Thomas Leggett, 62, and DeEtta Kay Haynie, 68.
The accident remains under investigation.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
For the most part, motorcycle accidents have the same causes as traditional traffic accidents. They tend to occur in the same places, such as busy intersections and are often the result of negligence, inattentiveness, and lapses in judgment.
The top contributing factors for multiple-vehicle motorcycle accidents at intersections include:
Additional risks may be associated with inclement weather or mechanical issues and defects.
If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident in Austin or a surrounding community, call Thomas J. Henry Law. Our Austin motorcycle accident attorneys are available 24/7, nights and weekends to assist you with your claim.
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