SAN ANTONIO – A motorcyclist is dead after wrecking his bike Saturday afternoon while traveling on the city's northwest side, police said.
A witness told police that the motorcyclist, who has not yet been identified, was traveling northbound on Callaghan Road at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his bike near Viva Max Drive.
A sergeant at the scene said the motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle, hitting plastic dividers in the street.
He was taken to University Hospital with a serious head injury, where he later died, according to police.
A segment of the street was temporarily shut down as police investigated the crash site.