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Houston Motorcycle Accident Sends Two to Hospital

Jonathan Hernandez8 months ago

Two men were seriously injured in an accident that happened on Saturday that involved a motorcycle.

Details about the Motorcycle Accident

Multiple sources are reporting that the cause of a motorcycle accident that happened in New Waverly on Saturday that sent two men with serious injuries to a Houston hospital is still under investigation at this time.

According to the Texas Department of public Safety, the single-vehicle accident happened at about 2 p.m. at the 103 exit ramp on Interstate 45 south. The driver and the passenger, whose names have not yet been released, were both ejected from the motorcycle and landed in a nearby ditch.

Both of the victims were then airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital with head injuries. An update on their condition from the hospital was not made available to the public. The hospital is registered to a resident of Onalaska, but not much else is known about the driver and the passenger who were injured in the accident.

Important Information about Motorcycle Accidents

According to the Insurance Information Institute, there are thousands of wrongful deaths every year in the United States as a result of accidents involving motorcycles:

  • 4,586 people were killed in motorcycle accidents in the United States in 2014.
  • There were about 8.4 million motorcycles on the road in 2013.
  • Motorcyclists were about 26 times more likely to die in a crash than an occupant of a passenger vehicle. 

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