1 Killed, 1 Injured in Midland County Accident

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Midland County Accident
Department of Public Safety (Source: Texas DPS Website)

MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - A Midland man is dead and another person was critically injured in a late night accident in Midland on Thursday night.

The accident happened on Business 20, about two miles east of Midland.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2008 GMC Pickup turned eastbound in the westbound lanes of Highway 80 from Chukar Lane and that's when a 2015 Suzuki motorcycle traveling westbound collided with the GMC Pickup.

The driver of the motorcycle, Justin Colt Southerland, 25, of Midland, was pronounced dead on the scene.

A passenger on the motorcycle, Avonlea Villalobos, 16, of Midland, was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with critical injuries.

The driver of the GMC pickup wasn't injured.