Motorcyclist dies after crashing into SUV in Dallas

A motorcyclist running a red light slammed into an SUV in far north Dallas on Thursday night and was killed, police said

The accident happened about 8:45 p.m. at the intersection of Preston Road and Spring Valley Road, where witnesses told police a motorcyclist ran a red light and struck the front driver’s side of a Nissan Rogue. The motorcyclist was ejected and landed on his head in the roadway, police said.

The 27-year-old motorcyclist, Trey Carson, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The 47-year-old female driver of the Nissan was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

Another motorcycle fatality happened in Dallas late Wednesday when Ramiro Rivera, 33, was thrown off his bike after he collided with a Hummer that police said failed to yield to the right of way. Rivera was pronounced dead at the scene.

Azia Branson: 817-390-7547, @aziabranson

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