Motorcycle Accident Injures One

An accident involving two motorcycles in Henderson County this afternoon, sent one woman to the hospital.  The accident backed up traffic for nearly an hour.

It happen around 11 a.m. on Hwy 31, just West of Chandler.  Authorities closed the highway down to just one lane as they investigated the accident.

Witnesses say two riders in a group of more than 100, collided, causing both to crash.  One of the women received cuts on her face and arms and was taken to the hospital in Tyler.

The riders were traveling from Chandler to Gun Barrel City to deliver toys for needy children.

She is expected to recover.

Chris Gibson, reporting