Motorcycle accidents leave 2 men injured

Numerous recent cycle crashes have killed, injured riders

SAN ANTONIO - The latest incidents in a string of motorcycle crashes left two men critically injured overnight.

The first crash happened around 12:45 Sunday morning.

Police said a man had been working on his motorcycle, and when he took it for a test ride, he lost control.

They said he hit a curb and crashed into a fence.

EMS transported the man to SAMMC in critical condition.

Another man also was critically injured when he crashed his motorcycle downtown around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police said the man, later identified as Michael Towry, 58, of Pampa, Texas, appeared to misjudge the split on Navarro St. to San Pedro and Main.

He lost control and slammed into a curb.

Police said he was thrown from his 1999 Black Harley Davidson motorcycle and not wearing a helmet.

EMS transported him to University Hospital.

The crashes are the latest in a series of motorcycle accidents.

Over the past two weeks at least three people have died, and several have been injured in cycle crashes.


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