Motorcyclist thrown from I-10 overpass

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on November 27, 2012 at 4:31 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 27 at 7:29 PM

HOUSTON – Police and EMS responded to an accident involving a motorcycle Monday afternoon on I-10 near downtown.

A cyclist lost control of their bike while driving east on I-10 and smashed into the side of the bridge. The cyclist was thrown from the bike and fell 40 feet off the expressway onto Travis Street below.

The accident happened at 2:15 p.m. The rider survived the fall and was taken away in an ambulance.

Police have not identified the rider, but said that the rider was wearing a helmet.

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