SAN ANTONIO -

A motorcyclist is hospitalized with serious injuries after he was hit by a car.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday on South W.W. White Road.

According to police, the motorcyclist tried to get out of the way of a Ford Taurus turning onto Hein Road, but was unable to avoid the vehicle and crashed into it.

The motorcyclist was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center in critical condition.

Police say the driver of the Taurus was given a blood alcohol test.