A motorcyclist was killed and a young boy was injured in a collision at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Elgie in Beaumont this week. According to the Beaumont Police Department, the motorcyclist, 23-year-old Eduardo Deleon, was traveling south on MLK Drive when a Nissan Maxima pulled out in front of him on the roadway and the two vehicles collided. If you have suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident in Corpus Christi, or elsewhere in Texas, consult our motorcycle accident lawyers at Bandas Law Firm for legal help. Our law firm is located in Corpus Christi, and our attorneys have years of experience protecting the rights of motorcycle accident victims and their families throughout the state of Texas.
MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT INJURIES, FATALITY
According to the Beaumont Police Department, the deadly motorcycle accident in Texas took place just before midnight on July 10, as the driver of the Maxima was attempting to turn north onto MLK Drive from Elgie. As the Maxima entered the intersection, it was struck by Deleon’s motorcycle on the driver’s-side back passenger door, where a three-year-old child was seated in the backseat. Eduardo Deleon was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, and the male child was transported to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital with injuries. He was later airlifted to Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, where he was listed in critical but stable condition. The driver of the Maxima was listed in stable condition at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital.
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Because motorcycles are so much smaller than passenger cars and trucks, and offer riders far less protection, motorcycle riders are significantly more likely to suffer serious and potentially life-threatening injuries in the event of an accident. In fact, statistics show that motorcycle riders are a whopping 35 times more likely to be involved in a deadly accident than occupants in passenger cars. If you have been injured in a Texas motorcycle accident, or if you lost a loved one in a fatal motorcycle wreck, contact our reputable attorneys at Bandas Law Firm today. You may have grounds to file a personal injury or wrongful death suit against the person found at-fault in the collision, in order to seek fair and timely reimbursement for your losses.