Thursday, August 18, 2022

1 dead in motorcycle crash in Flower Mound

One person died Sunday night in Flower Mound in a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle, according to police.

Officers responded to the crash in the northbound lanes of FM 2499 north of FM 1171 just before 7 p.m., according to a Flower Mound Police Department spokesperson.

A Jeep Liberty SUV was attempting to turn left on FM 2499 from Market Street when a Yamaha R6 motorcycle traveling northbound struck the SUV, police said.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 22-year-old man, was killed on impact. The 17-year-old female driver of the SUV sustained minor injuries and was treated and released at the scene.

The motorcyclist’s name was not released as of 1 a.m. this morning.

Northbound lanes of 2499 were shut down while police investigated the wreck.

Check back for updates.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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