A motorcycle crashed into the rear end of a Ford F-250 near The Texan gas station at 7305 N. Main St. in Victoria about 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

The driver of the motorcycle was transported to DeTar hospital with a broken leg and bleeding from the head. He was in serious condition, said Officer Cassandra Myers, Victoria Police Department.

Mark Rosenberg reports on rural community life for the Victoria Advocate as a Report for America corps member. He can be reached at mrosenberg@vicad.com or 361-574-1264 or on Twitter at @markrosenberg32. To support local journalism at the Advocate through Report for America, go to VictoriaAdvocate.com/report.

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Mark Rosenberg writes about rural community life for the Advocate as a Report for America corps member. He covers Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Lavaca, and Refugio counties. Questions or tips? Contact: mrosenberg@vicad.com or call 361-574-1264.

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Glenn Wilson

"When they pulled out of The Texan and entered the right southbound lane on North Main Street, they heard motorcycles approaching and were rear-ended by one of them" -- This strongly suggests that the driver of the truck entered the lane right in front of the motorcycles instead of waiting for them to pass, which would have been the safe and legal thing to do. Given the questionable circumstances I expect that Mark Rosenberg will be following up on this story. Thanx, Mark.

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