Fort Worth, TX — A collision between a motorcycle and a Nissan left two people dead on Monday night, March 11. Police identified Noemi Mendoza, 24, as the passenger in the Nissan who was killed when the car was struck by the motorcycle at White Settlement Road and Loop 820.
According to the news reports, the Nissan was westbound on White Settlement road and the motorcyclist was eastbound at approximately 8:07 p.m. The Nissan attempted to make a left turn onto the southbound frontage road for Loop 820 when the motorcycle ran into the passenger side of the car. Noemi Mendoza, a passenger in the car, was critically injured and was taken to Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital where she later passed away. The driver of the motorcycle was also killed, but his name was not immediately released. A child in the Nissan and the driver of the Nissan were not injured by the wreck.
While the investigation into the accident continues, police did not state which driver was at fault. The police reports indicated that the motorcycle was passing through a yellow light when it happened while witnesses claimed that the Nissan was turning on a protected green arrow.
Scene of the Accident