Fort Worth, TX (November 18, 2021) – One man has lost his life in a motor vehicle accident in the Fort Worth area early Sunday morning, November 14.
At around 12:40 a.m., calls for assistance came in surrounding a two-vehicle accident on East Lancaster Avenue. Crews arrived at the scene and found a motorcycle and a pickup truck damaged after being involved in a collision in the 6000 block of East Lancaster Avenue.
The motorcyclist, identified as 33-year-old Blake Austin Hasty, sustained severe injuries. He was rushed to a local hospital where he passed away from his injuries.
A passenger in the pickup truck was also transported to a local hospital for care.
At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their fast and full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Blake Hasty. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents in Texas claim the lives of nearly 4,000 people every year. Motorcycle collisions account for nearly 14% of all fatal accidents every year in our state. Although most riders are careful, we see many people lose their lives in crashes caused by negligent actors.
Speeding contributes to nearly 20% of all fatal crashes each year. Drivers who are distracted account for 18% of crashes. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol contribute to more than 25% of fatal crashes each year.
After losing a loved one, your family will most likely have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses and deal with lost earnings. These and other financial burdens just make it more challenging to move forward. For this reason, it is crucial that you reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Fort Worth as soon as possible. You may have legal options available to help you get justice.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Fort Worth motorcycle accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have extensive experience helping bereaved families get justice. We are passionate about helping bereaved families who have endured the loss of loved ones hold negligent actors accountable. We strive to provide responsive and effective representation for clients that is compassionate to their needs.
When it comes to helping families get justice after a loved one, we provide the most responsive and trusted representation for our clients to ensure they are in the best position possible to do so. Our lawyers can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s crash. We will gather evidence to ensure you have the strongest case imaginable.
Our Texas personal injury lawyers are available any time to take your call. You can reach out to our team by calling 210-340-5550. We can schedule a free case evaluation to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and determine the best options available to help you move forward.
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