Motorcycle rider critically injured in collision at 82nd & Elgin - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Motorcycle rider critically injured in collision at 82nd & Elgin

Michael Silva (Source: Go Fund Me) Michael Silva (Source: Go Fund Me)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Accident Investigators with the Lubbock Police Department are investigating a motorcycle crash that occurred Sunday night in the area of 82nd Street and Elgin Avenue.

Around 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the 2900 block of 82nd Street in reference to a crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck. Officers located the motorcycle driver, 20-year-old Michael Silva, with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to UMC in critical condition.

GOFUNDME: Michael Silva Recovery Fund

Due to the seriousness of the injuries, investigators with the LPD Accident Investigation Unit responded to the scene. The initial investigation indicates a pickup was traveling east on 82nd Street and tried to turn north onto Elgin Avenue.

As the pickup turned, it crashed into a motorcycle that was traveling westbound on 82nd Street.

The driver and two other occupants in the pickup truck were not injured.

The circumstances surrounding this crash are still under investigation.

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