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North Texas Boy Killed in Motorbike Accident

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Jonathan Hernandez1 year ago

A young boy was killed in a motorbike accident that happened in North Texas.

Details about the Fatal Motor Bike Accident

Multiple sources are reporting that, according to police, an 11-year-old boy was killed after the small motorbike he was driving hit a brick mailbox in a neighborhood in North Texas.

The Arlington Police Department has not immediately released the name of the child who was killed in the accident. Officers have stated that they responded to a report about a motorbike accident that happened in a neighborhood on Tuesday evening.

At this time, police believe that the boy apparently had lost control of the motorbike right before the accident, causing him to crash into the brick mailbox. The boy was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Another young girl was also transported to the hospital for an ankle injury, but it is unclear at this time whether or not she was somehow involved in the accident.

Important Information about Child Accidents

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

  • In 2014, there were a total of 872 children under the age of 13 who were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the United States.
  • The rate for motor vehicle accident fatalities was higher for males than it was for females in 2014.
  • During the same year, 54 percent of children under the age of 13 who were killed in motor vehicle accidents were male. 


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