One killed in accident after 18-wheeler and motorcycle collide

A motorcyclist is dead after a three vehicle crash in Belton.

BELTON - One person was killed after a three-vehicle crash Monday morning on U.S. Highway 190 at the G. Wilson overpass in Belton.

The driver of a motorcycle struck a van that was slowing down for traffic causing the motorcyclist to fall off the bike. As a result, the motorcyclist fell into the path of an 18-wheeler and ended up under the trailer along with their bike.

The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene.

The drivers of the truck and van were not injured.

The identity of the driver will not be released until notification of  next of kin. 

(© 2016 KCEN)


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