A 36-year-old man was riding his moped home from work at about 1:30 a.m. on Monday, January 20. He was traveling along North Central Expressway near Mockingbird lane when he was hit by a car and knocked off his vehicle. Tragically, he fell into the right lane of oncoming traffic and was run over by another car. The 20-year-old woman who allegedly caused the fatal accident left the scene but was stopped by an officer nearby. Dallas police say the woman is accused of driving while intoxicated and failing to stop and render aid.
Originally reported by The Dallas Morning News, information about the accident has been updated to reflect the victim’s name. According to online records, the woman who hit him remains in the Dallas County Jail and her bail has not been set.
The victim of this preventable accident was a beloved resident of northwest Dallas. Our hearts are with his friends and family as they continue to mourn their loss.
Due to the circumstances of this accident, the victim’s family may also be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit. If you are in touch with his loved ones, please direct them to MR Civil Justice.
Our firm offers free consultations in English and Spanish. We are also available for those who have suffered similar losses. If you or someone you love has been injured or bereaved in a car accident involving a moped or motorcycle or negligent driving, please contact us at (214) 739-0100 today.
You can also send us your information online to get started with a free case review.
We sincerely hope we can help you recover from your injuries and other losses and we send our deepest condolences you and your loved ones during this difficult time.