• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: August 2021

Cherokee County, TX (8/21/2021) – A man was killed after being involved in a two-vehicle wreck with a motorcycle Saturday afternoon.

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The accident happened on FM 1910 around 2 p.m. near Jacksonville. A Chevrolet pickup truck towing a gooseneck trailer failed to yield the right-of-way while turning west and blocked traffic. That’s when a Harley Davidson Sportster headed east was unable to stop and collided with the trailer. 

The motorcyclist, David May, was taken to the hospital, where he later died the next day. 

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Failure to Yield Accidents

Failure to yield is among the leading cause of roadway accidents in Texas. Some drivers simply fail to give their full attention while driving, and others consider themselves above the law. Regardless of why the failure occurred, everyone is obligated to yield the right-of-way by following official traffic signs and signals and adhering to the rules of the road.

In the case above, a failure to yield accident led to the untimely death of a motorcyclist. At Sutliff & Stout, we fight for motorcycle accident victims to get the compensation that they deserve. We understand that motorcycle riders face unfair prejudices and we’ll work tirelessly to make sure that you receive a full and fair settlement for your injuries and other losses after an accident. To schedule a free and confidential consultation with a Houston motorcycle accident attorney at Sutliff & Stout, text or call (713) 405-1263 anytime, 24/7.

Source: KLTV

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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