Bad Accident in Ward County Sends One Man to the Hospital

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WARD COUNTY - A man is in the hospital in Odessa after a bad wreck in Ward County.

The accident happened near Highway 18 and Loop 464.

Authorities say Robert Lewis Griggs was headed south on Highway 18.

A semi stopped at a stop sign on Loop 464, but not long enough to let Griggs' motorcycle pass.

Troopers say the semi rolled right over Griggs' bike and they had to lift the truck to get him out.

He's suffering from severe broken bones and burns, and at last check, was listed in critical condition at Medical Center Hospital.

Griggs was not wearing a helmet.