UPDATE: Man critically injured in motorcycle wreck

Amarillo, TX - A 65 year-old man was critically injured in a motorcycle accident in north Amarillo.

Around 5:30 on Wednesday (Feb 1st), 65 year-old Dennis Shelby Mills was southbound on a motorcycle on Western street just south of Loop 335 and attempted to pass a vehicle that had stopped in the roadway to make a left-hand turn onto Hastings Avenue.

Mills struck the rear of the vehicle and lost control of his motorcycle and went into the northbound lanes, where he struck another vehicle.

Mills was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the other southbound vehicle was also transported with non life-threatening injuries.

The accident is under investigation.

by Jeff Stebbins