Loraine Maass Killed in Hit-and-run Accident on South Collins Street in Arlington, TX
UPDATE (August 30, 2022): Sources have identified the victim in the accident as 60-year-old Loraine Rochelle Maass. Right now, additional details about the accident are unavailable.
Arlington, TX -- August 24, 2022, one person was killed due to an accident where a vehicle struck them on South Collins, then fled.
Authorities reported that the incident happened at around 11:00 p.m. off the corner of South Collins Street and Hensley Street.
Officials said that a woman was on a bicycle when she attempted to ride across South Collins. While doing so, a southbound vehicle hit the woman. That vehicle then left the scene.
As a result of the collision, the cyclist succumbed to fatal injuries. Authorities continue to search for the driver.
Commentary on Bicycle, Hit-and-run Accident on South Collins in Arlington
It's just infuriating to see hit-and-runs like this, yet they seem to happen more and more these days. In my experience, though, diligence can help lead to a resolution. Keeping these details in the public eye as much as possible can help someone connect the dots and identify the suspect driver. Steps can then be taken to hold them accountable as well as find out why it is they ran. Were they drunk? On drugs? Did they have warrants? Finding these answers would no doubt be crucial for this woman's loved ones. Anyone with information that could be helpful would be wise to share as much as they can to help resolve this horrible event.