Motorcyclist dies after crash with pickup truck on 1788 in Midland

MIDLAND, TX — According to Your Basin, a 32-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle on FM 1788 in Midland.

Midland Police Department said officers responded to the scene at the Younger Road shortly after 7:47 a.m.

A preliminary investigation by the MPD Traffic Division shows the man was on a 2020 Kawasaki motorcycle northbound on FM 1788 when he reached the lighted intersection. Officials said the rider moved onto the right shoulder and continued traveling northbound against a red light.

A driver in a red Dodge 1500 pickup truck was making a protected left onto Younger Road at the same time, resulting in a crash.

The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Authorities have not disclosed further details as of this writing.


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