Riding a motorcycle can be a great way to enjoy the New Braunfels and San Antonio areas, however, motorcyclists are also at a significantly increased risk of injury and death during a motorcycle accident. Without a vehicle frame to protect them, motorcycle riders are much more vulnerable during a collision.
One motorcyclist was left with severe injuries after being struck on I-35 and drug 100 yards by a driver police say was intoxicated. The accident highlights the importance of motorcycle awareness as well as the dangers facing motorcyclists on a daily basis.
Police Say Driver Struck Motorcyclist and Attempted to Flee the Scene
Interstate 35 is known for being a dangerous road in Texas. Injury-causing and fatal accidents are not uncommon on this stretch of highway. Recently, a man driving a Buick rear-ended a motorcyclist and dragged the man hundreds of feet before trying to flee the scene. Fortunately, police caught the driver of the Buick and arrested him. The driver faces charges for Failure to Stop and Render Aid, Intoxication Assault, and several other charges. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with critical injuries....