Robert Lance Trewitt, 62, killed in motorcycle collision with vehicle on Highway 183 in Austin, Texas
Motorcyclist thrown off Hwy 183 upper deck after crash in North Austin has died
Dashcam video of the incident showed what appeared to be a truck hitting the motorcyclist from behind before he fell. Austin Police confirmed that no one has yet been cited as a result of the crash.
Motorcyclist killed after getting knocked off Hwy 183 upper deck ID'd by police
Investigators say a 2002 Chevrolet truck was traveling southbound in the inside lane when it swerved into the right lane to avoid a collision. It then struck a 1998 BMW motorcycle from behind, knocking the driver off the bike and over a retaining wall.
Since motorcycle crashes often end in serious injuries, victims need immediate help
Motorcycle accidents are more likely to end in serious injuries or death for the motorcyclist, since the rider is not protected from the force of a collision. When a motorcycle accident happens, the injured rider needs immediate, appropriate medical care, the accident needs to be investigated, and the insurance companies need to be informed.
When a motorcycle crash is caused by negligence, additional steps need to be taken to protect the legal rights of the injured motorcyclist or the family members of someone killed in a motorcycle crash. Go here to learn more about motorcycle accidents and claims.
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