Motorcyclist hit by wrong-way driver on Southwest Freeway HOV lane

According to police, a car traveling the wrong way on US 59 collided with a motorcycle along the Souithwest Freeway HOV at Hillcroft
May 6, 2013 2:28:47 PM PDT
A wrong-way driver struck a motorcyclist on the HOV lane of the Southwest Freeway during rush hour this morning.

The accident happened after 8:30am along the59 at Hillcroft.

According to METRO officials, an elderly driver entered the HOV lane the wrong way. That vehicle struck an oncoming motorcyclist travelling the right direction. The motorcyclist then struck a third vehicle.

The motorcyclist was injured and transported to Ben Taub Hospital. The extent of the injuries is not known at this time. There is no word of any other injuries.

The accident was cleared but authorities still have the HOV lane blocked.
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