Motorcycle wreck on Loop 323 in Tyler seriously injures driver

Motorcycle wreck on Loop 323 in Tyler seriously injures driver
Source: Gray News Media

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A wreck has occurred near a busy intersection of the loop and Chandler Highway in Tyler.

The wreck occurred on SSW Loop 323 and Chandler Highway not far from Whataburger. Witnesses reported seeing a motorcyclist injured in the roadway.

At 10:53 p.m., Lt. Eddie Sheffield with Tyler Police Department said taht the wreck occurred at about 9:13 p.m. The preliminary crash investigation showed that a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle was northbound on Loop 323 when the operator lost control, possibly trying to avoid debris in the roadway. The 43-year-old male operator was transported to UT Health East Texas with serious injuries.

Tyler Police investigators and Crime Scene personnel remain on scene working to investigate the crash.

As of 10:53 p.m, only one northbound lane of Loop 323 between Hwy 31 west and Hwy 64 west is open, Sheffield said. The public is encouraged to seek an alternate route and/or exercise caution because there will be personnel working in and around the scene of the accident.

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