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Crash involving a motorcycle leaves man with life threatening injuries


Early Thursday evening, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to Southwest 6th Avenue and South Prospect Street on a major wreck.

A 2016 Harley Davidson, driven by a 34 year old male, had been westbound on 6th Avenue. A 1997 Toyota Camry, driven by a 51 year old female, was southbound on Prospect Street.

Investigators said the driver of the Camry failed to yield right of way from a stop sign pulling out in front of the Harley causing the motorcycle to strike the car.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries. His passenger, a 28 year old female, was taken to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

The driver and passenger of the Camry were uninjured.

This incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

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