COLLEGE STATION, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: The victim of this accident has been identified and has succumbed to his injuries.
The driver of the motorcycle has been identified as 28-year-old Brykeith Turner, of Houston. Police say Turner passed away from injuries sustained in the major crash on August 16.
Police and Fire units originally responded to the intersection of Southwest Parkway and Texas Avenue around 9:20 p.m. on August 16 for this accident. Police say Turner was traveling south on Texas Avenue on his motorcycle, while a pickup truck was traveling north on Texas Avenue.
The pickup had a flashing yellow yield sign to turn west bound onto Southwest Parkway, entered the intersection and struck Turner on his motorcycle. Police said Turner was transported to St. Joseph Hospital ER with a serious bodily injury. The driver of the pickup was issued a citation for Fail to Yield Right-of-Way.
College Station Police said on August 25 that its Accident Reconstruction unit will have the roadway shut down at Texas Avenue and Southwest Parkway from 3 a.m. to about 5 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31.