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Midland motorcyclist recovering after being hit by vehicle

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

A Midland motorcyclist is recovering after he was hit by a car on Tuesday morning.

Police and fire crews responded to the intersection of West Industrial Ave. and South Midkiff Rd., just after 7:30 a.m.

Officers say the motorcycle was headed south, passing the train tracks. That's when a car, headed north, was attempting to turn west on Industrial Ave.

We're told the driver of the car didn't yield to oncoming traffic and hit the motorcycle.

The rider was thrown from his bike.

He was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the car got a ticket for failure to yield.

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