The collision occurred around 1:10 p.m., less than 1 mile west of Tarzan.
According to DPS, Christopher C., 28, was arrested and booked into the Martin County Jail for felony personal injury or death accident.
According to preliminary information, Carman was driving a Freightliner truck tractor with a trailer west on State Highway 176.
Carman collided with the rear of a 2009 Honda motorcycle as he attempted to turn north onto County Road 2601. Golibart of San Antonio, was riding the motorcycle.
According to DPS, Carman did not stop to render aid and fled the scene of the accident.
Golibart died at Midland Memorial Hospital after succumbing to his injuries sustained in the collision.
The authorities are looking into the collision
Fatal Motorcycle Accident Statistics
Accidents involving motorcycles are common and often fatal. Motorcyclists are more likely to suffer severe injuries than passengers in other types of vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, riders are 27 times more likely than passengers in enclosed vehicles to die in a collision (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration).
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, at least one motorcycle rider dies daily on Texas roads. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Texas has a high motorcycle-related injuries and fatalities rate.
In 2019, 412 motorcycle riders were killed in traffic accidents in Texas, and 1,800 or more were injured. With these figures in mind, it’s safe to say that Texas’ highways are dangerous for motorcycle riders.
Cars and trucks turning left at intersections frequently cause motorcycle accidents. If the car driver fails to yield and turns in front of the approaching motorcycle, it will be unable to avoid a collision.
Martin County Lawyers for Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle riders’ safety is routinely ignored, despite having a legal right to the road. Because drivers are less accustomed to keeping an eye out for motorcycles, they have a 25-30 times greater chance of being involved in an accident.
Before making any decisions about your case, always consult with an attorney. You can file a personal injury claim on your own, but working with a qualified attorney will ensure you receive all of the compensation you are entitled to under the law.
You’ll need the help of an attorney to file your claim. Customers can also have their insurance companies speak with them on their behalf as an added convenience.
Arash Law knows how to fight for your financial compensation after a motorcycle accident in Texas. Our Martin County motorcycle accident lawyers at Arash Law Texas can provide compassion and knowledgeable guidance to the family in their time of need. Call (888) 398-4017 to schedule an appointment. Don’t hesitate to seek legal help and speak with one of our attorneys about your motorcycle accident case.