TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Tyler Police Department:
TYLER, TX - Tyler police responded to the intersection of S. Beckham and E. Houston Street where a motorcycle crashed into the back of a mini-van around 11:55 a.m., Thursday, August 05, 2010.
Officers were told by witnesses that the mini-van was traveling south in the outside lane on Beckham when it stopped to yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle. An ambulance was traveling east on Houston approaching the intersection with lights and siren activated. A 59 year-old, W/M, riding a motorcycle was behind the mini-van and unable to stop in time, crashed into the rear of the mini-van.