Crash on U.S. 62 near Idalou sends motorcyclist to hospital

Crash on U.S. 62 near Idalou sends motorcyclist to hospital
Crash at intersection of US 62 East and FM 400, near Idalou (Source: KCBD)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - State Troopers and emergency services responded to a crash involving a motorcyclist at the intersection of U.S. 62 and FM 400, near Idalou.

Officials say the crash happened just before 2:30 p.m., Wednesday. The driver of a semi-truck was headed north on FM 400 at the intersection with U.S. 62.

DPS says the motorcyclist was headed east on U.S. 62, when the driver of the semi failed to yield right of way, and pulled out in front of the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist struck the rear of the semi-trailer. He was taken to UMC with minor injuries, according to DPS.

Family of the motorcyclist say as of 4:15 p.m., they had not received an update on the condition of his injuries.

Copyright 2020 KCBD. All rights reserved.