Motorcycle rider critically injured in Saturday morning wreck

Motorcycle rider critically injured in Saturday morning wreck

HOCKLEY COUNTY, Texas (KCBD) - 64-year-old Victor Gamez of Corpus Christi is in the hospital in critical condition after suffering a blowout in southeast Hockley County on Saturday morning.

The accident happened around 8:45 a.m. on US Highway 62/82 near Oxen Road between Wolfforth and Ropesville.

DPS says he was traveling eastbound on US 62 near Oxen Road when a tire blew out and he lost control of the vehicle, coming to rest on the eastbound improved shoulder.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.

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