Dallas, TX – Motorcyclist Fatally Hit at I-20 & Cedar Ridge Dr

Dallas, TX (April 23, 2024) – On Monday, April 22, a motorcyclist was killed after a serious collision in the Dallas area. The accident was reported on Interstate 20 near Cedar Ridge Drive early that morning around 2:30 a.m. Local sources indicated that the driver of an unknown vehicle collided with a motorcycle in the westbound lanes. 

The impact caused the rider to be thrown from the bike. They were then hit by an oncoming 18-wheeler and another vehicle. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. Several drivers stopped to provide aid to the injured party, but the initial driver who caused the accident fled the scene. Despite life-saving measures, the rider sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No further information on the deadly accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the 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 Accidents in Texas

Dallas, TX - Motorcyclist Fatally Hit at I-20 & Cedar Ridge DrThe state of Texas has a higher-than-normal death rate from motorcycle accidents. The most recent crash statistics in the state show that a rider is killed on the state’s roads almost daily. In 2021, there were 521 motorcycle deaths reported in the Lone Star State, and of these deaths, 20 were passengers on the motorcycle, whereas the remaining 501 were the operator. Every year in Texas, thousands of motorcycle accidents are reported, and a large number of motorcycle riders are killed or seriously injured in auto accidents. More than 80 percent of motorcycle accidents result in fatalities or serious injuries, according to data. 

Texas continues to be a state where motorcycle riders are disproportionately involved in traffic fatalities, raising serious concerns about roadway safety. Working with an experienced Texas wrongful death attorney is necessary if a loved one is killed in a fatal motorcycle accident in order to pursue a claim for compensation. Managing a fatal crash by yourself can be difficult. During this trying time, you need someone to look out for your best interests. You have to seek justice by bringing a wrongful death lawsuit to make sure the person who caused the accident is held accountable. With the aid of an accomplished lawyer, you can pursue a wrongful death claim in order to receive a full financial recovery.

You need to get in touch with a qualified Dallas motorcycle crash lawyer who is ready to get to work on your case after a deadly motorcycle accident. The legal team at Rasansky Law Firm is here to help you to make sure you can pursue justice during this difficult time. We have a proven track record of helping grieving families pursue successful cases, and we are here to help you. Contact our legal offices today at 214-651-6100 to get to work on your case with the help of a trained personal injury lawyer at our firm. 



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