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Motorcyclist injured in afternoon crash in Midland Co.

Photo from the scene. (Source: KWES) Photo from the scene. (Source: KWES)
MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

One motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a crash this afternoon in Midland County.

The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 349 and Tom Craddick Highway.

We're told the driver of the motorcycle was westbound on Tom Craddick Highway, when for an unknown reason, lost control of the motorcycle.

That's when, authorities said, the motorcycle hit the side gas tank of an 18-wheeler, hit the rear axle then came to a stop.

The driver's name has not been released.

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