Call for a free consultation
210-904-8344 or 866-798-0737
The Law Offices of Tyler & Peery

Veteran police officer dies in motorcycle accident

She wants everyone to know that he wasn't drinking or riding his motorcycle recklessly. "The bike just started, we call it walking, the handle bars just started shaking and you could tell he was trying to turn it," says Toni Garcia, who had been driving behind her husband on their way home after an officers' Christmas party.

Motorcycle accidents involving just the rider are quite common, though death does not result as often as it does in car or truck accidents involving motorcycles.

As Reginald Hardwick and Randy Mcilwain report for NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Toni says, "We lived our lives the way that we were supposed to and I don't want him remembered like that." Toni refers to suspicion that her husband had been drinking at the holiday party, leading him to crash his motorcycle.

Apparently that wasn't the case.

No one appears to have been at fault for the accident; if anything, a claim might possibly involve the motorcycle itself, which did not seem to respond to Garcia's husband's efforts to turn it just prior to crashing into the retaining wall and going over.

In Texas, accidents involving cars, trucks or motorcycles often involve some form of negligence, be it drunk driving, texting while driving, or reckless driving like speeding.

Source: NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, "Wife Witnesses Off-Duty Officer's Deadly Crash," by Reginald Hardwick and Randy Mcilwain, 12/12/11

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Proven Record Of Results

Email us for response

Contact Us For Answers

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

The Law Offices of Tyler & Peery
5822 W Interstate 10
San Antonio, TX 78201

Toll Free: 866-798-0737
Phone: 210-904-8344
Fax: 210-736-9197
Map & Directions