Person Killed; Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident on S Broadway Ave in Tyler, TX

January 10, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Motorcycle Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Motorcycle, Passenger Car
S Broadway Ave
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), undisclosed injuries (2)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorcycle was slowing a stop light when it was rear-ended by a pickup truck, sending it into a pole

Victims Transported To
UT Health- Tyler

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a motorcycle crash on S Broadway Ave in Tyler, TX on January 10th, 2019. Officials say the accident occurred when a motorcycle that was slowing at a red light was rear-ended by another vehicle, sending the motorcycle and driver into a pole. The motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. Two others were hospitalized with undisclosed injuries.

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