Wreck in south Amarillo leaves 1 person dead


This past Friday afternoon, Amarillo police officers were dispatched on a major accident at SW 58th and Western. 

When officers arrived, they found a Nissan Altima and an SSR Motorsports motorcycle had collided in the intersection. The Motorcycle was Southbound on Western, and the Altima had been traveling Northbound on Western and was turning Westbound onto SW 58th. 

The Motorcycle driver was transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. Taymarion Johnson, 20, later died from his injuries.

Investigators said the driver of the Altima was not injured. This case is under investigation by the Traffic Investigation Unit.

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