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Is this Houston motorcycle accident a Wrongful Death case?

On Behalf of | Jul 4, 2013 | Wrongful Death |

A wrongful death accident may have occured on June 29, 2013. Houston police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident at 3000 North Durham about 1:05 a.m. on this date in Houston.

Blake Reeves, age 20, was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant C. Nickerson and Officer K. Heaverlo reported:

A HPD patrol sergeant was traveling southbound on North Shepherd when he observed Reeves operating a black Honda motorcycle without a working headlight.  The sergeant attempted to initiate a traffic stop. A short pursuit ensued. The offer claims that Reeves refused to stop.  The sergeant lost sight of the suspect and called off the pursuit.

A short time later, Reeves was found dead in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant. It was located in the 3000 block of North Durham.  The sergent claims that Reeves had failed to maintain a single lane and struck a parked tan Honda Accord.

If you are a motorcyclist injured as a result of someone else’s negligence or reckless driving, we can help you get the compensation you deserve. We know bikers. We understand Texas bikers and Texas motorcycle law. And we have the experience to help you maximize the value of your motorcycle accident claim. We have experience in wrongful death cases.

2009 figures show that Texas has approximately 400,000 registered motorcycles. This is why it is not uncommon to see so many fatal motorcycle accidents in Houston, Texas or San Antonio. Do not hesitate to call if you have questions.

  – Article By Richard Weaver


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