Texas

James Hemby Jr Killed in Accident at Spur 244 in Dallas, TX

Date
November 13, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
James Hemby Jr
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Texas Spur 244, Dallas, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150, Kawasaki ZX636 (Motorcycle)
Road/Highway
Spur 244
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 and a Kawasaki ZX636 (Motorcycle) were involved in a crash


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist at Spur 244 in Dallas, TX on November 13th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:55 p.m. Investigators are saying a Ford F-150 was making a u-tun at the intersection with Mediterranean Dr in an area with a posted no u-turn sign. Officials allege the vehicle turned when unsafe to do so, traveling into the path of an approaching motorcycle operated by 43-year-old James Hemby Jr. The vehicles collided, reports say, the impact caused Hemby to be ejected from the motorcycle. Reports say Hemby suffered fatal injuries at the scene while the 74-year-old Dallas man operating the Ford was allegedly uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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