Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Palo Alto Road in San AntonioKiprop Vincent
Man Injured in San Antonio Motorcycle Crash on Palo Alto Road near Somerset Road
San Antonio, Texas (June 18, 2022) – A man in his 60s was injured Friday night in a motorcycle crash in Southwest San Antonio, according to the police.
The crash happened around 9:15 p.m., June 17, in the 500 block of Palo Alto Road near Somerset Road.
Police said the man was riding his motorcycle southbound and was towing an improvised trailer when a Honda Civic hit him.
The motorcycle did not have any rear lights, and the rider was wearing dark clothing at the time of the crash.
The motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Civic driver stopped at the scene and rendered aid. They were not intoxicated.
The police are investigating the crash.
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