Motorcyclist dies after W. Houston crash involving possible drunk driver

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Saturday, August 21, 2021
Motorcyclist killed in crash with suspected drunk driver
The driver accused of being impaired was making a U-turn on Highway 6 when the motorcyclist couldn't stop in time, police said.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A motorcyclist was killed Saturday morning in a crash involving a driver suspected of driving under the influence in west Houston.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. on Highway 6 near the Westheimer exit.

A driver believed to have been under the influence was attempting to make a U-turn in the road when the motorcyclist crashed into the vehicle, according to Houston police.

The motorcyclist died at the scene.

The driver involved was not injured in the crash. Charges are pending in the case.

There was no immediate word on the victim's identity.