Austin, TX (10/11/2020) – A woman motorcyclist is now dead after being struck by a pickup truck Sunday night in Austin.
The accident happened around 11:15 p.m. along the 6800 block of South I-35. A black Dodge Ram headed southbound struck an impact attenuator on the Slaughter Lane off-ramp. This caused the truck to veer into the center lane and collide with a gray Harley Davidson.
The motorcyclist, 33-year-old Jessica Sears, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Dodge Ram, 39-year-old Amber Thompson was arrested before being charged with intoxication manslaughter, according to police.
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 family of Jessica Sears is entitled to a wrongful death claim against negligent driver Amber Thompson. When filing your wrongful death claim, it’s important to consider legal assistance since they have the necessary resources to assist you after a fatal accident. If you would like to discuss your injury and accident case with a motorcycle accident lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm feel free to give us a call at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your claim.
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