Waco, TX (February 28, 2023) – A traffic accident involving a three-wheeled motorcycle in Waco on Saturday night, February 25, resulted in a fatality.
The deadly crash occurred at the corner of 21st Street and Reuter Avenue at around 9:30 p.m. It was reported that 29-year-old Joeby Byrd was riding a Cam-Am Spyder when he collided with another vehicle. The impact caused him to be ejected from the bike and be run over by a third car.
Byrd was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and later pronounced dead. No further information on the deadly crash has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Joeby Byrd at this time.
Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in Texas
Although they are exciting vehicles to ride, motorcycles frequently cause fatal accidents. The riders of motorcycles frequently suffer severe injuries in vehicular accidents. The Lone Star State has among the highest rates of motorcycle registrations in the country. Generally speaking, as there are more drivers on the road, injuries, and accidents rise. Over 2,300 serious motorcycle accidents occurred in Texas in 2021. In the same year, 519 motorcycle riders died in car accidents, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. In Texas, a motorcyclist dies every day.
Even the most basic legal concepts can be difficult to comprehend for those without the necessary experience. Understanding what to do when you are already dealing with the injuries and aftermath of a car accident is even harder. It can be difficult to submit a personal injury claim if you were hurt in a car accident, but an attorney can help with some of your issues. The time immediately after the accident is crucial to the outcome of your claim. It is recommended to consult with a lawyer before making any decisions because, regrettably, the majority of victims are unfamiliar with the legal system.
You and your family may be entitled to compensation if a member of your family died as a result of someone else’s carelessness. With the assistance of a Waco wrongful death lawyer, you can submit a claim demanding that the responsible party cover your losses as a result of the terrible accident. If you are going through a similar situation, speak with a lawyer at Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC, to see whether you are eligible for compensation. Call 210-340-5550 to speak with a lawyer about how we might be able to assist with your recovery if there has been a wrongful death in the family.
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