Longview, TX (3/4/2021) – A man was killed and a woman was injured in a fatal crash south of Longview Wednesday afternoon.
The accident happened around 4:38 p.m. near FM 2087 and FM 2011. A pickup truck was headed southbound on FM 2087 and turning east onto FM 2011 when it failed to yield the right-of-way and struck a motorcycle headed north on FM 2087.
The impact ejected the occupants of the motorcycle – a man and a woman.
The man, 41-year-old Robert William Burns, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The woman, 42-year-old Jennifer Lea Burns, was taken to Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in serious condition.
The driver of the pickup, 79-year-old Travis Nathan Mobbs, was not injured.
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 Lawyers
The actions between a motorcycle and a pickup truck resulted in the wrongful death of a motorcyclist. While getting behind the wheel is an everyday event, one wrong move can result in the worst day of someone’s life. You can never be too careful on the road, and if something should happen, it’s important to be vigilant and make sure you’re represented in the best way you can.
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.
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