Motorcyclist injured in early-morning wreck

Dec. 12, 2010 at 6:12 a.m.

A motorcyclist was injured after striking a Ford truck near the intersection of North George Street and East Power Avenue early Sunday morning.

The motorcycle was northbound on George Street when the southbound truck attempted a left turn. The motorcycle struck the passenger side of the truck, said Lt. Mike Tatum, with the Victoria Police Department.

The motorcyclist was taken to DeTar Hospital Navarro.

The motorcyclist had the odor of alcohol on him, Tatum said. He was not arrested, but the police department will file a case with the district attorney, who will decide whether to issue a warrant, Tatum said. Names of the drivers were not available.



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