Motorcyclist dead after being run over by hit-and-run driver in San Leon


SAN LEON, TX – A man was killed after being run over by a hit-and-run driver after he was thrown from his motorcycle during a crash reportedly caused by an alleged drunk driver in San Leon on Tuesday.

According to the Galveston County Daily News, the crash happened in the 2600 block of FM 646 at around 7 p.m., after 26-year-old Bacliff resident Mollie Ann Bivens turned into a parking lot and in the pathway of a motorcyclist.

The motorcyclist, identified as 64-year-old Bacliff man John Redfield, collided with her vehicle and was then thrown from the motorcycle. She attempted to render aid to Redfield when he was then struck by the driver of a tan or silver truck who then fled the scene.

Redfield was pronounced dead after the crash.

Bivens, who reportedly admitted to drinking before the accident and was showing signs of being under the influence, was taken into police custody on charges of intoxication assault with a vehicle resulting in serious injury. She was being held on $40,000 bail at the Galveston County Jail.

Authorities continue to search for the truck driver, and those with any information on the accident are asked to contact investigators at 281-309-5042.

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