Press Release For Immediate Release
Investigator K. Bauman | Public Information Officer | 817-427-7014
On December 24, 2016 at approximately 2:26 PM, emergency personnel responded to a motor vehicle crash at Mid Cities Boulevard and Smithfield Road. The initial investigation indicates a black 1934 Ford 2 door was traveling eastbound 7900 block Mid Cities Boulevard. A second vehicle, 2008 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling in the same direction, attempting to pass in the left lane. For an unknown reason, the Ford lost control and struck the motorcycle. The two vehicles collided and the motorcyclist did not survive his injuries.
The driver of the Ford 2 door, a 63 year old male from North Richland Hills Texas was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation, and the name of the deceased is being withheld until the family can be notified.