HCSO: Motorcyclist tries to pop wheelie, lands in hospital

Witnesses say the rider of this motorcycle was "showing off" when he crashed into a parked car

May 13, 2012 6:15:04 AM PDT
Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies say a motorcycle rider trying to pop a wheelie landed in a hospital bed overnight.

Witnesses say the rider was "showing off" on the Katy Freeway feeder at Price Plaza Road around 12:45am.

Several people told deputies they saw the man speeding in the Sam's Club parking lot there.

Deputies say the rider tried to pop a wheelie with his Yamaha Speed bike, but lost control and crashed into a parked car.

He was airlifted to the hospital in serious but stable condition.