Motorcyclist injured in accident on Eastex Freeway

A motorcyclist was hospitalized Thursday morning after getting into a serious accident.

July 21, 2011 8:29:02 AM PDT
A motorcyclist was seriously injured Thursday morning in an accident on the Eastex Freeway. The accident happened around 8:30am on the freeway near the North Loop. According to METRO's public information officer, the motorcyclist was coming off the freeway when he apparently struck the middle barrier. The impact sent the motorcycle into the outside wall, and broke the front wheel off.

He was taken to Ben Taub Hospital with serious injuries.

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