Update: (Oct. 31, 8:50 a.m.)
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Officials with the Amarillo Police Department released information connected to a motorcycle crash that killed one man on Sunday evening in the area of I-27 and Washington.
According to the police department, 42-year-old Ronald Walter Barnes of Amarillo was killed as a result of a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle on Saturday afternoon.
The department reported that Barnes had been southbound on Washington Street while driving a 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he was struck by a 2022 Hyundai SUV that was eastbound on I-27 South frontage road.
The driver of the SUV sustained minor injuries in the crash, according to the police department, but Barnes died after being taken to a local hospital.
The crash was reported as still being under investigation by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with the Amarillo Police Department report, that one man is dead after a motorcycle crash Sunday evening.
According to Sergent Carla Burr with APD, at around 4:19 p.m. officers were dispatched to I-27 and Washington on a wreck involving a car and a motorcycle.
APD detailed that the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Washington and the car was traveling eastbound on the frontage road of I-27.
According to APD, they collided in the intersection and the motorcycle driver, a 42-year-old male was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
APD added that the occupants of the car had minor injuries.
APD stated that the crash is still under investigation by the Traffic Investigation Squad.