Update: Area woman injured in motorcycle crash improving

Amarillo, TX - Doctors are optimistic about the condition of an area woman who was injured in a motorcycle crash.

As we first told you yesterday, Amarillo Police were called out to the 100 block of West I-40.

Authorities say 21-year old Skyler Goolsby was driving eastbound on his motorcycle when he side-swiped large black barriers, causing him to lose control and skid into the interchange.

Goolsby suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The passenger, 21 year old Tashya Allen, was in life-threatening condition but is improving.

Neither of them were wearing helmets.

We're told alcohol and speed played factors in the crash.