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Motorcycle Accident Kills One in San Antonio

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Jonathan Hernandez11 months ago

A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with an 18-wheeler.

Details about the Fatal Motorcycle Accident

The San Antonio Express News is reporting that a motorcyclist was killed after he was weaving through traffic and collided with an 18-wheeler that was attempting to make a turn, according to investigators.

The San Antonio Police Department has stated that the man has been identified as a 32-year-old man. Police have further stated that the motorcyclist was heading south at about 7:42 p.m. on the access road of Interstate 10 just before Colonial Square.

Traffic in the area was stopped as the 18-wheeler was making a wide turn from the access road onto Colonial Square. The motorcyclist failed to stop and collided with the trailer at a high rate of speed.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Several people who saw the accident got out of their vehicles and attempted to help the man.

Important Information about Motorcycle Accidents

According to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motorcycle accidents every year in the United States:

  • In 2014, there were a total of 4,295 people who were killed in motorcycle accidents in the United States.
  • During the same year, motorcycle fatalities accounted for about 13 percent of all wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents.
  • Helmets have been proven to be about 37 percent effective in preventing motorcycle fatalities in accidents.

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