Kenneth Burke Injured in Accident at Columbia Ave in Dallas, TX

December 3, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Kenneth Burke
Type of Accident
Motorcycle Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Columbia Ave, Dallas, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Dallas Police
Vehicles Involved
Motorcycle, Chevrolet Silverado
Columbia Ave
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorcyclist was involved in a collision with a vehicle operated by an alleged intoxicated driver

What Happened

Area authorities have information on a crash that injured a firefighter at Columbia Ave in Dallas, TX on December 3rd, 2023. Police say it happened around 2:45 a.m. According to officials, off-duty firefighter Kenneth Burke was traveling eastbound via motorcycle as a Chevrolet Silverado turned left ahead of the vehicle. Reports say the two vehicles collided and Burke was struck by the truck after falling into the roadway. Reports further allege the driver of the Chevrolet, identified as 51-year-old Crescencio Del Rio Rodriguez, was arrested on suspicion of intoxication. Burke was seriously injured, reports say, and hospitalized for treatment. Additional information was not available.

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