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National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 19, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are currently observing National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. They’re calling on drivers in Texas and all around the country to “Share the Road” with motorcycle rider. Motorcyclists continue to be one of the more vulnerable roadway user groups. Even with helmets,…

Motorcycle Safety in Wichita Falls

December 15, 2015

News Channel Six recently reported on injury-causing and fatal motorcycle crashes in Wichita Falls over the past 12 months. At least three motorcycle fatalities have occurred in the city this year, and all three deaths have something in common. The riders were not wearing helmets at the time of their crashes. In Texas, riders under…

North Texas Motorcycle Wreck Caught on Tape

October 20, 2015

On Saturday afternoon, a motorcycle crash involving an aggressive driver was caught on tape in North Texas. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened about five miles north of Granbury on a country road. The motorcycle was getting ready to pass a car that slowed down to 40 miles per hour in a…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Wichita County

June 19, 2015

On Friday night, a collision involving a car and a motorcycle in Wichita County took the life of an Electra man. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened sometime before 10:00 p.m., on the 7800 block of Seymour Highway. The 58-year-old motorcycle rider, Willie Potter, was headed eastbound on his Kawasaki when a…

Motorcyclist Injured by Teen Hit-And-Run Driver

May 6, 2015

On Saturday night, a motorcyclist was struck and injured by an 18-year-old hit-and-run driver. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened just after 8:00 p.m. on Sheppard Access Road, near the Industrial Boulevard intersection. The motorcycle rider, 41-year-old James West, had to be flown to a Dallas area hospital for treatment of his…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Comanche

April 16, 2015

At least five people were injured, and one person was killed in a multi-motorcycle collision near Comanche this week. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident occurred on US Highway 81, about a mile north of Paul Road. The crash involved a half dozen motorcycles and a 2012 GMC Denali SUV. For currently unknown…

Drunk Driver Injures Lawton Motorcyclist

March 26, 2015

On Saturday, a drunk driver in Lawton sent a motorcyclist to the hospital. According to KSWO ABC News Channel Seven, the wreck happened sometime around 6:45 p.m. on Cache Road, near 21st Street. Apparently, an SUV driver pulled out onto Cache Road in front of the motorcycle. The female motorcycle rider was swiftly transported to…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Oklahoma

November 5, 2014

On Sunday evening, a motorcycle wreck took the life of one person and sent another to the hospital in Meers, Oklahoma. According to KSWO ABC News Channel Seven, the incident happened near the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol report that the driver, 50-year-old Scott Heath, was thrown from the motorcycle…

Fatal Motorcycle Wreck in Oklahoma

May 7, 2014

On Sunday morning, a Richardson man died after being thrown from his motorcycle.According to KFDX News Channel Three, the wreck happened on I-44 at about 10:30 a.m. in Cotton County. The victim, 65-year-old Larry Samford, was riding with a few friends, who were also on motorcycles. Apparently, Samford was ejected from his motorcycle when it…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Highway 281

April 1, 2014

Over the weekend, a crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle took the life of a Fort Worth man. The wreck happened on Highway 281 near the Highway 199 intersection. According to KFDX News Channel Three, a motorcyclist, 63-year-old Walter Millsap slammed into the back of a pickup truck that ran a stop sign as…