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Motorcyclist seriously injured in central El Paso crash

UPDATE (05/24): El Paso police say motorcyclist Gabriel Ortiz, 45, was seriously injured when he struck a truck driven by Enrique Hernandez Carrillo, 57 on Monday.

Police say both men had a part in causing the accident. Investigators attribute driving at a high rate of speed in the part of Ortiz, and failure to yield the right of way in Hernandez's case as factors in the crash.

Original report:

EL PASO, Texas – A motorcyclist was seriously injured Monday after a collision with a truck in central El Paso.

According to police, the motorcyclist was going north on Alabama when a pickup truck entered the roadway from Pierce.

It happened just before 5 p.m. Special Traffic Investigators are assisting in the investigation.

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