DENTON, TX, May 5, 2023 – The Denton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a vehicle that left the scene of Sunday’s fatal motorcycle crash on Robinson Road.
At 9:03 p.m. Sunday, April 30, officers responded to a major crash on Robinson Road near the Lakewood Estates mobile home park entrance. Multiple callers reported that a motorcycle had crashed into the back of an SUV. The motorcyclist, later identified as 19-year-old Brady Martinez, was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Evidence at the crash scene indicated that a third vehicle was involved. The preliminary investigation shows that an unknown vehicle initially rear-ended the motorcycle, then left.
Traffic investigators are examining evidence to determine the make and model of the suspect vehicle, which likely sustained front-end damage.
Anyone who witnessed the crash, or has any information regarding the suspect vehicle, is asked to email Officer Arshia Ladha or call 940-349-8970.
This is the seventh fatal crash this year in Denton.