COSA Employee To Receive Citation For Friday's Crash Involving a Motorcycle
SAN ANGELO, TEXAS -- A 40-year-old City of San Angelo employee will be issued a citation in regards to Friday’s traffic crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Baker and Rust Streets.
Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Baker on June 30 at approximately 3:23 p.m. for the report of a major traffic accident involving a San Angelo Water Utilities vehicle and a motorcycle.
This afternoon, Traffic Investigators returned to the crash site for a follow-up investigation. A Nixle alert was issued to drivers to avoid the area.
A preliminary accident report reflects that at the time of the crash, the driver of the F-150 was northbound on Rust Street when it failed to yield right of way and collided with a 2002 Honda motorcycle that was westbound on Baker.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 49-year-old San Angelo woman, was rushed to a nearby hospital for initial treatment of incapacitating injuries. She was subsequently flown to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, where she is reported to be in stable condition. The driver was not wearing a helmet. A 53-year-old female passenger received non-incapacitating injuries but she refused medical treatment at the scene. The passenger was wearing a helmet. The Water Utilities driver was not injured.
The City employee will be issued a Citation for Failure to Yield Right of Way at a Stop Sign.