The North Texas Tollway Authority released footage of a shocking accident that happened on a Dallas highway on March 17, 2011. The rider of the bike, 25-year-old Zacharie Perez, was hit violently by a careless driver from behind while slowing down. As a result of the impact, the motorcyclist was thrown onto another car.
The U.S. Army veteran managed to escape alive from the accident, but sustained several injuries including a broken rib. In a state where helmets are not mandatory for motorcycle drivers, Perez said that wearing it saved his life.Read more »