Juvenile dies in motorcycle crash involving 18-wheeler in Lewisville
The Lewisville Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred late Monday afternoon in the lanes of Business 121 just north of Interstate 35E.
At around 4:30pm on Monday, Lewisville Fire/EMS and Police were dispatched to the area of 500 E. State Highway 121 Business between Mill Street and Main Street.
Police say an 18-wheeler was traveling west on Business 121 and was attempting to turn left into the parking lot of a business when a motorcyclist traveling east collided with the semi truck. The semi had blocked lanes of the highway and traffic had slowed to let the truck turn.
Witnesses tell police that the motorcyclist may not have seen the slowed traffic or 18-wheeler before the collision.
The Medical Examiner has identified the victim as a 16-year-old male from Lewisville.
No charges have been filed in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.