San Antonio Motorcyclist Killed in Trucking Accident
Authorities Investigate the Fatal Trucking Accident
- According to reports, the accident occurred around 7 a.m. Monday at the intersection of FM 1960 and CR 611 near Dayton.
- The Texas Department of Public Safety believes early morning fog may have contributed to the accident, and that the truck driver, Brian Everett, may have failed to yield right-of-way.
- Hanner’s motorcycle struck Everett’s truck, resulting in fatal injuries – Hanner was pronounced dead at the scene.
- The accident remains under investigation.
18-Wheeler Accident Statistics
- Last year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recorded a 4 percent increase in the number of deaths attributed trucking accidents with 3,921 fatalities.
- Another 104,000 people were injured in the 317,000 trucking accidents recorded by the administration.
- Common causes of trucking accidents include driver fatigue, distracted driving, improperly maintained equipment and failure to adhere to traffic regulations.
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