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Accident leaves motorcyclist with serious injuries
By: Ruben Veloz
EL PASO, Texas--A motorcyclist is in serious condition with possible life-threatening injuries this morning after he was hit by a car.
The accident happened west of Marty Robbins Park near Vista Del Sol Drive and George Dieter Drive and Bernard Kern Drive.
Officers shut down Vista del Sol between George Dieter Drive and Bernard Kern Drive for more than 2 hours.
El Paso police tell KFOX14 that the call about the accident came in just before 2 a.m. Monday.
Paramedics at the scene found the motorcyclist with several fractures.
El Paso police say the victim was wearing a helmet, but the helmet came off during the accident.
The man was rushed to Del Sol Medical center, but his current condition is unknown.
El Paso police are still investigating to see what caused the accident.
Police tell KFOX14 it might have been caused by a possible hit-and-run, but they have not confirmed that at this time.
During the investigation, a man was arrested at the scene for driving through police barricades.
El Paso police said the man was taken into custody was under the influence of alcohol and almost hit an officer during the investigation.
The officer was not hurt.