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Two injured in Sunday morning crash

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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

Amarillo Police's Traffic Investigation Unit continues to investigate an early morning Sunday crash that sent two people to the hospital. 

APD officers responded to S. Bell St. and the I-27 S. Frontage Road on this incident around 5:40 Sunday morning.

According to police, an 18-year-old male was driving a 1999 Honda Motorcycle southbound on Bell St. when he tried to make a turn onto the frontage road of I-27.Police say he failed to control his speed and hit a curb resulting in the ejection of both he and a 19-year-old female passenger.

Both were taken to a local hospital. The passenger had life threatening injuries, the driver had non-life threatening injuries.

Police say speed and not wearing helmets are factors in the incident.

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