BALLINGER– A motorcycle rider who was involved in an accident last Tuesday, September 4, 2012, is still listed in critical condition at Shannon Medical Center, in San Angelo.
Bobby Eugene Long, 51-years-of-age of McLoud, Oklahoma, was riding a recent model Yamaha motorcycle westbound on Hutchings Avenue, just after noon.
According to the Ballinger Police Department long fell unconscious or asleep, went across three lanes and crashed into a the pole at the intersection of Hutchings Avenue with Fifth Street, near the Runnels County Appraisal District building.
Long was traveling along with another biker from Oklahoma to Bandera, Texas when the accident happened. The second biker was not involved in the wreck.
Long was airlifted to Shannon Medical Center, in San Angelo, Texas. The Ballinger Police Department is conducting the investigation.
Family members have been informed of the incident.