Motorcyclist Injured In Morning Accident

A Linden man was injured in a motorcycle accident this morning in Longview. The wreck happened on FM 1845.

Police say a pick-up truck, headed eastbound, turned left into the path of the motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle, 50-year old, Joel Benton, was taken to the hospital where he is listed in serious condition.

The driver of the pick-up truck was not hurt. The accident remains under investigation.

Amy Tatum reporting.