Good Samaritan Narrowly Avoids Second Crash
A Good Samaritan got lucky after assisting at a crash in Arlington. WFAA reported on the incident.
A motorcyclist lost control of their bike early in the morning on the 22nd of December. They were traveling on I-20 West and got thrown from the bike. A passerby stopped to pull the victim out of the roadway.
However, an oncoming semi-truck was unable to stop or swerve away from the crash scene and hit the passerby’s car. It was left on the roadway. The car burst into flames, but fortunately no one else was hurt in the second crash.
Unfortunately for the motorcyclist, he was pronounced dead at the hospital. The Good Samaritan who assisted was not identified in the article.
We hope that the helper is able to receive compensation for the loss of their car, but situations like these are tricky. He left his vehicle in a dangerous area, but there was also a life-threatening situation. That truck could have hit the motorcyclist were it not for the actions of the passerby.
There was no information reported about why the motorcycle lost control in the first place, nor if the rider was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.