Crash alert: Motorcyclist dies after collision with vehicle in Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Police in Austin have released details regarding a deadly motorcycle accident last week, according to KXAN.

The accident happened June 12 in the vicinity of Capitol of Texas Highway and Westbank Drive at about 8:15 a.m.  Police said 35-year-old Joseph Cable Barnes was riding a motorcycle when he went through a red light and crashed into a Toyota Avalon.

Barnes died at the scene, while the Toyota driver suffered minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital.

Anyone with information about the accident, Austin’s 50 traffic crash this year, was asked to contact the Austin Police Department.

If you or a loved one have been the victim of a motorcycle crash in the Austin area, contact an Austin motorcycle accident lawyer at Funk & Associates who can provide the legal assistance you need.  We can help you pursue financial compensation for medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering, depending on the circumstances of the accident. To schedule a free, no obligation consultation with our experienced legal team, call us today at (512) 472-FUNK.