Man, 29, injured in motorcycle-truck collision

Amarillo police are investigating a Tuesday night traffic accident that injured a motorcyle rider. (KVII File)

A 29-year-old man was injured Tuesday, Dec. 11, when his motorcycle collided with a truck, according to an Amarillo Police Department news release.

The man, whose name has not been released, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the APD release.

The accident remains under investigation.

According to the APD news release:

  • On Dec.11 at 11:58 p.m., APD officers were dispatched to an accident involving a motorcycle collided with a truck at Republic Avenue and Western Street.
  • A 2018 Harley Davidson driven by a 29-year-old man was northbound on Western Street.
  • A 1998 Ford F-150 driven by a 38-year-old man was westbound on Republic turning southbound onto Western.
  • The Harley struck the Ford.
  • The motorcycle driver was taken to local area hospital with life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet.
  • The driver of the truck was uninjured.
  • The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.
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