BALLINGER– A man was injured and transported to San Angelo in critical condition last Tuesday, September 4, 2012, after he crashed his motorcycle against a pole, on Hutchings Avenue, in Ballinger, Texas. The man, whose name has not been released by the Ballinger Police Department pending his condition, was driving a recent model Yamaha motorcycle on Hutchings Avenue, near the intersection with Fifth Street.

According to the investigation, the driver and another biker were headed to Bandera from Oklahoma. Both were riding their motorcycles westbound when the man fell unconscious or asleep, went across three lanes and crash in the pole, near the Runnels County Appraisal District building.

The man was medevaced to Shannon Medical Center, in San Angelo, Texas. The Ballinger Police Department is conducting the investigation.