Fatality Crash - Report #2023-01110564
By Courtney White
Posted on April 22, 2023, April 22, 2023

On Friday, April 21, 2023, at approximately 15:44 p.m., the Arlington Police Department responded to a wreck in the 2100 block of W. Bardin Road.

Investigators believe a 2008 Suzuki GSX motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Bardin Road while a 2007 Mercury Mariner SUV was traveling in the westbound lanes. As the Mercury Mariner made a left hand turn onto 4700 Racquet Club Drive the motorcycle struck the SUV.

The driver of the motorcycle was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased from his injuries. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified him as 19-year-old Christopher James Brown of Fort Worth.

The driver of the Mercury Mariner SUV was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Based on evidence at the scene, investigators have not ruled out speed as a factor in the crash. The investigation is ongoing and there are no charges currently pending.

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