Waco, TX (5/26/2020) – Allen West, a former Florida Congressman, was released from a hospital Monday afternoon after a motorcycle accident in Waco.
West suffered a concussion, several fractures, and multiple lacerations after the motorcycle he was on crashed into a second motorcycle around 5:00 p.m. Saturday evening. This happened because a driver changed lanes and pulled out in front of the two motorcycles.
Both West and the other motorcyclist were taken to Scott & White Hillcrest with non-life-threatening injuries.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, last year there were 8,611 wrecks involving motorcycles, with 417 of them being deadly. This year, police say there have been 74 fatal crashes in Austin, with 76 fatalities. While many Texans ride their motorcycles their entire lives without any incident, there is always a risk of an accident or injury each time you take to the road.
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