Texas

Aubrey Ricks Injured in Accident at I-35E and US 287 in Waxahachie, TX

Date
May 14, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Aubrey Ricks
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Interstate 35E, Dallas, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda VTX1300
Road/Highway
I-35E and US 287
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda VTX1300 crashed after its brakes locked up


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a motorcyclist at I-35E and US 287 in Waxahachie, TX on May 14th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 5:20 p.m. According to investigators, a motorcycle headed southbound is said to have been approaching a pickup truck that made a sudden lane change ahead. The motorcycle is said to have lost control and crashed into a ditch while attempting to avoid colliding with the truck. The motorcycle allegedly suffered brake failure before the crash, which left 44-year-old Aubrey Ricks seriously injured. Additional information was not available.

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