Update: On Thursday, June 9th, Gabriel Ortiz, the driver of the 2016 Kawasaki, succumbed to
his injuries.
This is the 30th traffic fatality of the year compared to 30 at the same time last year

EL PASO, TX (KTSM) – A motorcyclist is rushed to a local hospital after a wreck in Northeast El Paso.

Shortly before 5 p.m. Monday evening, officers from the Northeast Regional Command were sent to a wreck between a motorcycle and a pickup truck.

The El Paso Police Department’s (EPPD) Special Traffic Investigations Unit responded to the scene as part of the investigation.

According to officials, the rider was headed north on Alabama, when a pickup truck entered the roadway at Pierce. The bike and truck collided, with the rider rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

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