Motorcyclist Killed on I-20 Service Road in Midland

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A man is dead after a accident this morning on the Interstate 20 service road.

It happened just before 6:30 near Cotton Flat Road. Midland Police say 45-year-old Guadalupe Loredo was riding a motorcycle west on the south service road and failed to yield to a vehicle exiting the interstate.

Police say Loredo laid his motorcycle on its side to avoid a collision, but slid into the path of an oncoming black Chevrolet half ton pick-up truck. The driver of the truck was able to avoid the motorcycle, but struck and killed Loredo. The driver of the truck fled the scene.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Midland Police Department at 432.685.7108.