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Wreck sends man to hospital with life threatening injuries

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Amarillo, TX - A wreck sends one man to the hospital with life threatening injures.

Police say on Saturday night, Jorge Villalon was traveling on the sidewalk near NE 15th Ave. They say he was driving a dirt bike under the Dumas Highway underpass.

That's when police say the 29 year old drove his bike up the cement embankment and lost control.

Officials say he hit a large cement pillar and was not wearing a helmet.

At this time the wreck is still being investigated.

The APD says alcohol may have been a factor.