Motorcyclist injured in east Laredo accident

Published: May. 18, 2022 at 10:19 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A motorcyclist is taken to the hospital in serious condition after being involved in an accident in west Laredo.

The incident happened on Wednesday at around 6 p.m. at the 2100 block of Jefferson Street.

According to police, the 26-year-old was crossing over some railroad tracks when he lost control of his vehicle.

Witnesses say he then hit a parked car before falling to the ground.

Authorities say the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet during the time of the accident.

Joe Espinoza with the Laredo Police Department says, “It’s always very important for the motorcycle drivers to be wearing their safety helmet as it can prevent them from any further injuries or even a death, so it’s always very important that if you are going to be driving a motorcycle to wear your helmet.”

The motorcyclist was taken to Laredo Medical Center in serious condition.

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