Motorcyclist sent to hospital after wreck on Winters Freeway in Abilene

ABILENE, Texas - Abilene police are investigating a wreck that sent a motorcyclist to the hospital.

The collision happened in the southbound lanes of Winters Freeway, near the South 7 th Street exit, just before 11 p.m. Monday.

Investigators say the motorcycle rear ended another vehicle.

According to the crash report, having seen the motorcyclist, the driver of the car switched lanes.

The motorcyclist, who the report says was speeding, then applied his brakes before running into the back of the car.

The motorcyclist was taken to Hendrick Medical Center with incapacitating injuries. KTXS has reached out for an update on his condition.

The crash report says he was wearing a helmet and that it was damaged in the crash.

He was cited for failure to control speed, driving without a valid driver's license and driving without valid registration.

KTXS will provide additional information as it becomes available.

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