Houston motorcyclist dies in fiery accident on North Freeway

A motorcyclist died in a collision on the North Freeway near FM 1960 at around 6:00am Thursday October 7, 2010.  Witnesses told law enforcement officials that the motorcyclist Joell Herrera had been traveling at high speed and changing lanes prior to colliding with a Ford Explorer. After the collision Herrera was thrown from the motorcycle and the bike exploded. Herrera was wearing a motorcycle helmet but died at the scene from his injuries.