1 injured in Henderson County motorcycle crash
HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A motorcyclist was air-lifted to a hospital in Tyler after a crash with another vehicle.
First responders were alerted to a crash between a car and a motorcycle on Highway 198 near the Whispering Oaks Trail intersection at about 5:13 p.m. on Saturday, according to a release from Payne Springs Fire Rescue.
Responders immediately requested a medical helicopter for the motorcycle driver. The person was alert and oriented but had significant injuries, the rescue said. Highway 198 was closed until the wreck could be cleared.
A landing zone was set up at the scene, and PHI Air took the injured driver to a hospital in Tyler. The occupants of the car reportedly refused any treatment.
The rescue thanked civilians who helped direct traffic while responders were occupied on the scene.
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