Fatality Crash involving Motorcycle (Arlington)

Arlington PD: The Arlington Police Department responded to a crash on Sunday, August 21, 2016 around 11:00 p.m. in the 2500 block of E. Abram Street. A motorcycle was traveling westbound on Abram Street when it collided with a tractor trailer that was pulling out onto the roadway. The commercial vehicle was towing a trailer and the motorcycle struck the rear of the trailer. The motorcycle operator was pronounced deceased at the scene while the driver of the commercial vehicle was not injured. Investigators will continue to look into the cause of the crash and examine the evidence from the roadway. It is believed that speed may have been a contributing factor in the crash.