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Motorcycle rider seriously injured in Odessa accident

Motorcycle accident in the 4600 block of North Dixie Boulevard in Odessa. (Source: KWES) Motorcycle accident in the 4600 block of North Dixie Boulevard in Odessa. (Source: KWES)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

A motorcycle rider was seriously injured in an afternoon accident in Odessa this afternoon.

The accident happened in the 4600 block of North Dixie Boulevard just before 2:45 p.m.

Police on the scene told our reporter on the scene that the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed down Dixie Boulevard.

Police said they believe the rider hit the front brake of the motorcycle instead of the back brake causing the motorcycle to flip and hit a fence.

The motorcycle rider was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The identity of the motorcycle rider has not been released.

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