El Paso, Texas (KTSM) — A 31-year-old man died in a motorcycle collision on Sunday afternoon in the Lower Valley, the El Paso Police Department said on Monday.
According to EPPD’s Special Traffic Investigations Unit, Raul Cardenas was eastbound on El Paso Drive, when he approached a curve. He then struck a cement barrier. Cardenas, who was not wearing a helmet, fell off the Hyosung GT2 motorcycle he was driving.
He was transported to University Medical Center, where he died of his injuries.
This is the 13th traffic fatality of 2021, compared to 21 this time last year.
Special Traffic Investigators have responded to a single vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on El Paso Drive and Silverio Street. That’s in the Lower Valley close to Alameda Ave.
So far one person was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The accident was reported at 3:50 p.m.
This is a developing story and will bring you more updates as we receive more information.