The fatal accident depicted below took place on
By Lackland AFB in San Antonio....
This crash was at 169 near Admiral exit last week.
How would you like to be a truck driver, walk around back and see THAT hangin from the ass end of your truck.
They said dude hit the back of the truck at about 120mph.
Yellow/Roadway truck Accident
These are pictures from a motorcycle accident last week on
Highway 169here in Tulsa. The guy was going over 125 mpharound 2 amwhen he hit the back of the Yellow truck. The truck was going normal speed and did not know what had happened. He was drug approx a mile before the truck stopped. Highway 169is known for late night speed driving and trick driving of motorcycles. This guy's friend was killed 1 weekbefore this on his motorcycle going 120+ on Highway 169.Please be aware of what you're doing at all times..... and watch your speed.
The motorcyclist, 26-year-old Brandon Lee White of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, was traveling at an estimated
Brandon's family said they hoped his unfortunate death at least would help to bring attention to the issue of motorcycle safety:
"If I can save one mother, one father from going through what I've gone through, then it's worthwhile," said Broken Arrow resident Dennis White, Brandon White's father. "I can't be mad, but I know I have to do something. I've got to make a positive out of this."
Despite the hurt, the family members said they hope something
good — areview of motorcycle safety laws — comesout of the recent death.
Helmet requirement laws, harsher penalties for speeding on a motorcycle, and community-based services to decrease drunken driving are among measures about which the family hopes the two young men's deaths spark a discussion.
Taking away a rider's motorcycle and motorcycle license for going a certain amount over the speed limit would be one way to curb speeding on bikes, said the elder White, who has ridden motorcycles for several years.
"That's the only thing that would make me
think — thatI'm going to lose it (his motorcycle)," he said. "I'm not a lawmaker, but I'm a biker, and that's the only thing that would work."
White said clubs that don't serve alcohol would go a long way toward helping reduce drunken-driving deaths for youths by providing them a hangout without the temptation of drinking and driving.
"We've got to do something to save these kids," he said. "We've got to do something to support them."
A few inaccuracies have crept into the text accompanying forwarded versions of these pictures. A 2008 variant carried the closing legend "He lived. Wear your helmet!", but unfortunately Brandon Lee did not survive the accident despite his wearing a helmet. Also, the friend of Brandon's who "was killed