Motorcyclist killed in Plano crash
On April 3, 2023, at approximately 10:00 p.m., a traffic crash occurred near the intersection of 14th Street and N Avenue.
According to a preliminary investigation by the Plano Police Traffic Unit, a motorcycle was traveling eastbound on 14th Street from Municipal and a pickup truck was westbound on 14th Street. As the driver of the Toyota Tundra attempted to turn south onto N Avenue, the motorcyclist struck the passenger side of the vehicle.
An off-duty nurse stopped to provide medical assistance and responding officers assisted with CPR on the motorcyclist until Plano Fire Rescue personnel arrived on the scene. The motorcycle driver was transported to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The deceased has been identified as a 22-year-old male from Plano, TX.
This incident is currently under investigation by the Plano Police Traffic Unit and speed is believed to be a contributing factor.