Tag: motorcyclist

Update: Trial against Taylor Nicole Ramirez focused on what caused collision

The trial against Taylor Nicole Ramirez in its third day in a Cameron County courtroom. Ramirez is accused of fatally striking motorcyclist, David Salinas on August 30th of last year. Today, photos of the scene were presented in court, as well as a discussion regarding the velocities traveled by Ramirez, and factors that could have caused the collision that took Salinas’ life. If found guilty, Ramirez could face up to 20 years in...

Read More

Caught on Camera: Rider tumbles off a cliff

In California a motorcyclist terrifying tumble off a cliff was caught on camera. The rider loses control and flies off the cliff while riding through California’s Angeles National Forest. The incident was captured by a fellow rider who quickly rushed to his friends aid and found his friend injured but alert in some thick bushes. Emergency officials arrived and airlifted the rider into a nearby hospital. Amazingly he suffered only a fractured...

Read More

Man Dies In Head-On Motorcycle Accident

In Brownsville, police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident. The motorcyclist was left lying on the concrete after being hit head-on after a car crossed into his lane. It happened Monday afternoon on Tulipan Street in the ​​southmost area. Residents say a lot of accidents happen in this area because signs aren’t very visible. So far, authorities have not disclosed the names of those involved in the accident. The case remains under investigation. Meanwhile, residents are urgently requesting that authorities do something about the lack of visible signage on the...

Read More

Motorcyclist Killed in Edinburg Vehicular Accident

A motorcyclist is dead following a vehicle accident. The fiery crash that left one person dead and one in police custody, happened this afternoon on 3000 South Sugar Road.   Fox 2 cameras, were rolling as investigators worked on scene of the deadly accident. The vehicles involved: a motorcycle and a red Chrysler PT-Cruiser. According to preliminary reports, the person behind the wheel was driving recklessly.   Police are trying to determine whether or not the driver of the PT-Cruiser was under the influence of any alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident. Although a good Samaritan...

Read More

Motorcyclist Hospitalised after Accident

Yet another accident involving a motorcyclist occurred today in the city of San Juan The incident occurred around 6:30pm near FM 495 and Raul Longoria when a Jeep Cherokee and a motorcycle collided. The driver of the motorcycle a 31-year-old male whose identity has not been released was then transferred to the hospital suffering from non life threatening injuries. Investigators say they are still investigating the exact cause on the accident but in the past six months four fatalities have been reported related to these types of accidents. May is motorcycle awareness month and authorities have been working hard to prevent these types of accidents from happening. The Texas department of transportation released these tips drivers need to keep in mind while sharing the road with motorcycles. Look twice for motorcyclists at intersections, entering highways and whenever turning or changing lanes. Always maintain a safe following distance. When passing a motorcyclist, move to the other lane and allow a full lane for the motorcycle. Another tip from Txdot is to always ride at a safe speed, and never ride if you’ve been...

Read More