Conroe, TX – A 69-year-old motorcyclist was killed after a SUV turned in his path in Conroe, TX.
The Montgomery County Police Reporter reported Henry Daniel, 69-years-old, was driving a motorcycle on North Loop 336 when a 2021 Lexus RX350, who had a flashing yellow left turn arrow, turned into his path. Conroe Police and Fire responded to the scene and attempted CPR. Daniel was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Lexus was a 74-year-old woman who has not been identified.
The accident occurred at North Loop 336 and Longmire in Conroe, TX.
Common Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents
People ride motorcycles as a mode of primary transportation or for recreation. Riding a motorcycle can be a lot of fun but when an accident occurs, particularly with a passenger and commercial vehicle, the consequences can be significant. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 4,985 motorcyclists were killed in 2018.
Some of the common causes of motorcycle accidents include:
- Driver inattention or distraction
- Failing to follow traffic control devices
- Being in a blind spot
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
To reduce the risk of being involved in an accident and minimize injury, motorcyclists should:
- Always wear protective gear, such as a helmet
- Control speed to allow time to slow down
- Avoid being in a vehicle's blind spot
- Avoid stopping suddenly
- Avoid riding under the influence
HRSLawyers.com posts these articles to keep the Greater Houston community informed about traffic accidents and other news. These blog posts are not intended to give legal advice. However, if you or a loved one has been involved in a similar accident and need help from an experienced personal injury lawyer, contact the Conroe, TX Personal Injury Lawyers at Hernandez Redden Sunosky, LLP. Call 713.981.4100. Our lawyers can help you find answers and obtain monetary compensation for any lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering.
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