Motorcyclist injured in Lufkin wreck

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin motorcyclist was transported to Memorial hospital after wrecking on College Drive.

According to a spokesman for the Lufkin Police Department, Richard Allen Russell, 39, was traveling east on College Drive and wrecked on the intersection of Daniel McCall Drive.

The spokesman said judging by the skid marks and testimony from an off-duty EMT who witnessed the wreck, Russell attempted to stop when the light turned yellow and his brakes locked up, causing him to wreck.

The injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, the spokesman said.

A hospital spokesman said Russell was treated and released.