Traffic Incident at 8400 Mosley
April 7, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 8400 Mosley about
5:30 p.m. on Thursday (Apr. 6).
The victim has been identified as Jimmy Bales,
32, of Dickinson, Texas. He was transported to Ben Taub General
Hospital where he later died.
HPD Mobility Incident Management Division Sergeant
S.G. Trahan and Officer D.
Mr. Bales was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle
southbound on Mosley when a vehicle, leaving a private driveway,
pulled out into his lane of traffic. In an attempt to avoid the
collision, Bales steered his cycle to the wrong side of the roadway,
lost control and fell onto a private parking lot. He was wearing
a helmet, but sustained serious head injuries. Witnesses at the
scene stated that Mr. Bales appeared to have been speeding at
the time of the accident. There was no contact between the motorcycle
and the vehicle.
The investigation is continuing.
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