Houston, TX - Motorcyclist Fatally Hit by SUV on FM 1960


Houston, TX (April 17, 2024) - A motorcyclist was killed after hitting another car before being fatally struck by an SUV in the Houston area on Tuesday, April 16. The deadly accident was reported on Farm to Market Road 1960 near Greenwood Forest Drive late that night around 7 p.m. It was reported that a Kawasaki motorcycle was traveling westbound when a westbound Toyota Rav4 attempted to enter the left turn lane. 

The motorcyclist hit the rear of the Rav4 before going over a concrete median. The rider was ejected from the bike and landed in the eastbound lanes. The motorcycle was then struck by two oncoming vehicles, and the rider was hit by an oncoming white SUV. The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene by attending medical personnel. All drivers involved remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. The deceased party was identified as a man in his 20s. No further information on the crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Motorcycle Crashes in Texas

Houston, TX - Motorcyclist Fatally Hit by SUV on FM 1960Texas and motorcycles go hand in hand. You realize how much there is to genuinely enjoy about seeing Texas on two wheels once you get off the main roads and interstates. However, motorcycle riders must keep a close eye on oncoming traffic because they are among the most vulnerable drivers on the road. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), there are still about 400,000 on-road motorbikes registered in Texas, despite a reduction in the number of registered motorcycles during the previous ten years. On Texas highways, 9,094 motorcycle riders and passengers were involved in collisions. 

It can be difficult to recover after a deadly crash. You may be able to achieve a full financial recovery when you pursue a case with a trained Houston motorcycle crash lawyer. Contact The Edwards Law Firm today at 361-320-6752. 

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