HOUSTON – A man is dead following a motorcycle accident Wednesday morning on the Eastex Freeway.

Metro police said the man tried to pass a bus on the interchange from the Eastex Freeway to the North Loop HOV lane just before 8 a.m.

He was ejected from the bike and died. The motorcycle was found 300 yards away in the HOV lane... near Kelley.

The accident shut down some lanes for a while.