ROCKWALL – A motorcycle rider was killed yesterday when his cycle hit a mattress laying on I-30 near Walmart, causing his cycle to leave the roadway and hit a light pole.
Witnesses told Rockwall Police that the mattress fell out of the bed of a dark-colored Ford F-150 traveling westbound in the center lane.
Upon arrival police say they found the rider in critical condition. He was transported immediately to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall but was later pronounced dead.
His name has not yet been released.
Police are asking the public’s assistance to identify the truck and its driver. If you have info, call the traffic unit at 972-772- 6703.