Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

October 9, 2012

Separate crashes seriously injure drivers

Mineral Wells Index

By CHRIS AGEE | cagee@mineralwellsindex.com

A motorcycle wreck early Saturday near West City Park and a Sunday evening rollover on the city’s east side resulted in injuries to both drivers.

The motorcycle crash occurred early Saturday morning, resulted in incapacitating injuries to the only individual involved.

According to Mineral Wells police reports, Robert John Carroll Jr., 46, of Mineral Wells, was operating a 2002 Harley-Davidson FLH motorcycle in the 1200 block of West Hubbard Street around 12:53 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of the vehicle.

Investigators determined Carroll was traveling west near West City Park, left the roadway to the right and continued about 200 feet into a ditch.

Carroll was ejected from the motorcycle and, according to reports, was not wearing a helmet during the crash.

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