NEW: Pickup truck making illegal pass hits, kills motorcyclist along 183 in Euless
The Euless Police Department has released updated information regarding the fatality accident that occurred on Monday morning in westbound lanes of Highway 183 Express near Ector Road.
Officials say a pickup truck was making an illegal pass along the westbound Highway 183 Express lanes when the vehicle collided into the back of a stalled motorcycle and its rider on the shoulder. The impact caused the motorcyclist to be ejected into the oncoming lanes of traffic on the eastbound side of the express lanes.
The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased on the scene. He has been identified as a 25-year-old man.
The driver of the pickup truck, identified as a 46-year-old man, remained at the scene and was arrested for Manslaughter.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.