Thomas Dobrovolsky Injured in Motorcycle Accident on FM 1179 in Brazos County, TX
Brazos County, TX — October 15, 2022, 60-year-old Thomas Dobrovolsky was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on FM 1179 in Brazos County.
Authorities say the incident happened around 1:20 a.m. on FM 1179 near Steep Hollow Road. Preliminary investigation suggests Dobrovolsky was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle east on the roadway when he may have lost control in a curve. The bike left the road to the right and entered a bar ditch, then traveled another 50 feet before crashing in the ditch.
Dobrovolsky was seriously injured in the wreck.
No further information is currently available.
Commentary on Thomas Dobrovolsky Accident in Brazos County
Police suspected the injured rider might have been under the influence of alcohol when he crashed. It's unclear if they tried to verify that, but they should in case a local alcohol vendor should be held responsible for its role in the victim's injuries.
However, as alcohol is currently just an unproven possibility it's important to look into other potential explanations as well. The story really only says that a motorcycle went off the road, and there's a lot of possible reasons for that--a wet or uneven road surface, blown tires, vehicle malfunctions or defects, or even a medical emergency, just to name a few.
Until all those and others are looked into during a full investigation it's important not to prematurely rush to judgment. Click below to read more about some other possible reasons for solo crashes--and why it's important to get the right people to investigate them.