Aaron Kyle Thompson Killed in Hit-and-run Accident on Loop 820 in Fort Worth, TX
UPDATE (August 11, 2022): Sources have identified the man killed in the accident as 23-year-old Aaron Kyle Thompson. Right now, additional details are unavailable.
Fort Worth, TX -- August 8, 2022, one person was killed due to an accident on Loop 820 involving a driver that fled the scene.
Authorities said that the crash took place at around 4:00 a.m. in the area of Loop 820 and Sun Valley Drive. It appears that a motorcycle and a car were traveling along the freeway when it appears the vehicles collided. The car left the scene, but the driver apparently abandoned the vehicle.
Due to the collision, the motorcyclist succumbed to fatal injuries. Police have not yet identified the other driver involved. Investigations continue.
Commentary on Aaron Kyle Thompson Hit-and-run Accident in Fort Worth
It's just shameful to see accidents like this. One can't help but wonder why someone would leave another person behind to die in this manner. Most of the time, it's because of something specific they want to hide from police. Could it be that the driver had warrants? Drugs? Were they drunk after being over-served by a bar?
Getting these answers can help victims and families navigate complex legal avenues they may not otherwise have access to. Getting them the help they need is just as important as ensuring there are appropriate consequences for what happened here. That's why the community must remain vigilant until someone can connect the dots and identify the runaway driver.