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Police identify motorcyclist with life-threatening injuries after Monday crash

Southbound I-27 shutdown after motorcycle crash, 1 seriously injured
Southbound I-27 shutdown after motorcycle crash, 1 seriously injured(KCBD)
Published: Jun. 21, 2021 at 12:15 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 3:59 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - All lanes of southbound I-27 at 19th Street is shut down after a crash.

Police officials say a motorcyclist, 58-year-old Robert Belasco, was traveling southbound on I-27 at 19th Street and lost control of his motorcycle. Police dispatch say he was not wearing a helmet. That crash happened around Noon.

That crash then caused a second crash.

According to Police, Belasco was taken to UMC with life-threatening injuries. Two others have minor injuries.

Motorists traveling on Marsha Sharp Freeway to I-27 will be detoured. Drivers are urged to find an alternate route.

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