Motorcyclist dies after crash with SUV in East Little York/Homestead area
HOUSTON, TX — A 24-year-old man died Tuesday night after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle on Little York Road in northeast Houston, according to the Houston Police Department.
The accident occurred at the intersection with Maple Leaf Street at around 10:05 p.m.
According to the HPD Vehicular Crimes Division, the man was operating a teal Suzuki GSX-R600 motorcycle westbound on Maple Leaf Street at a high rate of speed. As he approached the intersection, a black Mercedes GLA heading eastbound on Little York Road turned north onto Maple Leaf Street. In reaction, the motorcyclist maneuvered to “put the bike down” and slid into the intersection. The bike then hit the right back side of the Mercedes.
Houston Fire Department medics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
No other serious injuries were reported.
The driver of the Mercedes, a 21-year-old man, remained at the scene. He was determined not to be intoxicated and was released from the scene after questioning.
An investigation remains ongoing.
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