Motorcyclist dies after hitting vehicle on I30 in Dallas

The Dallas Sheriff’s Office is investigating a major accident involving a motorcycle and fatality along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 30 near Loop 12.

Police first received a call about a ladder in the lanes of the highway. The driver of a pickup truck returned to the area to retrieve his ladder from the road. A motorcycle traveling along the highway crashed into the pickup, and caught fire.

The motorcyclist was transported to Methodist central hospital, but pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 41-year-old male.

There are heavy delays on eastbound I30 at Loop 12 due to this crash. Only the right lane gets by. It is best to avoid the area.