Motorcyclist suffers leg injury in Lufkin wreck

Officers were called to a report of an accident between a motorcycle and a truck.
Officers were called to a report of an accident between a motorcycle and a truck.(City of Lufkin)
Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 5:13 PM CDT
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LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - At 3:29 p.m., officers were called to a report of an accident between a motorcycle and a truck at the intersection of Atkinson Drive and the South Medford Drive feeder.

A motorcyclist was eastbound in the outside lane of Atkinson Drive when he was struck by a truck that was northbound on the feeder.

Witnesses said the truck ran the red light.

The motorcyclist came to rest under an uninvolved 18-wheeler that was stopped at the red light.

The motorcyclist suffered a serious leg injury in the accident and was taken by Lufkin Fire to a local hospital. He was conscious and alert at the time.

The accident remains under investigation.