Motorcyclist Injured in Construction Zone Accident
At approximately 5:45 this morning, officers responded to a crash with injuries in the 2600 block of North Loop 289.
When officers arrived they located a single motorcycle that had been involved in a crash. The driver, 66-year-old Jan Whitaker, was taken by ambulance to University Medical Center with serious injuries that are believed to be life-threatening. The initial investigation indicates Whitaker was traveling westbound on North Loop 289 through a construction zone. As he attempted to exit the Loop at University Avenue, it appears he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed.
Whitaker was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.