A 53-year-old man from Justin died Monday from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident on Interstate 35W in far north Fort Worth.
Royce Riley, the driver of the motorcycle, died at 5:35 p.m. at Harris Alliance hospital, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office.
He was taken to the hospital in critical condition after colliding with a vehicle in the northbound lane of I-35W near Texas 114 about 4:45 p.m.
Riley was “traveling at a high rate of speed when traffic slowed abruptly,” said Sgt. Marc Povero, police spokesman.
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Not able to stop, Riley laid his bike down and slid into the back of a pickup truck, Povero said.