POLICE: Thursday Crash Sends Biker to the Hospital


SAN ANGELO – San Angelo Police are investigating the cause of a crash during the noon hour Thursday that sent a biker to the hospital with significant injuries.  

According to the San Angelo Police Department, Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Sherwood Way and Sunset Drive Thursday around noon in reference to a Major Vehicle Accident. Upon arrival, Officers observed that the collision involved a Lincoln passenger car and a dark colored motorcycle.

San Angelo Fire Department arrived on scene and began administering first aid to the rider of the motorcycle (45-year-old male). The male was then transported to Shannon Medical Center with unknown injuries.

The driver of the Lincoln was identified as an 85-year-old female and it was learned that she did not have any injuries from the collision.

SAPD’s Motor Division arrived on scene to assist with investigation of the accident. The Lincoln was traveling on Sherwood Way attempting to turn Southbound on Sunset Drive and the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Sherwood Way when the motorcycle collided with the back right corner of the Lincoln.

The driver of the Lincoln was cited for “Failing to Yield Right of Way while Turning Left” and was released on scene.

This accident is still currently under investigation and further information will be released at a later point in time.

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