Motorcyclist Could Lose Foot After Accident on Yorktown - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Motorcyclist Could Lose Foot After Accident on Yorktown

Posted: Updated:
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

A speeding motorcyclist may lose part of his foot following an accident on Yorktown Tuesday afternoon.

Police said it was just after 12:30 p.m. when the 35-year old motorcyclist collided with the back of a van, which was stopped for traffic on Yorktown and Bay. The motorcyclist was rushed to Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital with a very serious injury to his foot.

"Evidently, the motorcycle rider got his foot caught up in the rear spoke of the motorcycle, and it partially amputated part of his foot," said Lt. Tim Brown of the Corpus Christi Police Department. "Medics gathered up the pieces and transported them with him over to Memorial where they are going to try to do some reconstructive surgery."

The motorcyclist was cited for traveling at an unsafe speed. The driver of the van was uninjured.

  • St. Louis-area officer fired after Facebook comments on Ferguson protests

    St. Louis-area officer fired after Facebook comments on Ferguson protests

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:26:16 GMT
    (CNN) -- A St. Louis-area police officer has been fired after making what his chief called "very concerning and inappropriate" Facebook comments on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, according to a city official."These protesters should be put down like a rabid dog the first night," Matthew Pappert, a police officer in the city of Glendale, wrote in one post, according to CNN affiliate KMOV. There were reportedly five inappropriate posts, KMOV said.Pappert was originally suspended on August ...More >>
    (CNN) -- A St. Louis-area police officer has been fired after making what his chief called "very concerning and inappropriate" Facebook comments on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, according to a city official."These protesters should be put down like a rabid dog the first night," Matthew Pappert, a police officer in the city of Glendale, wrote in one post, according to CNN affiliate KMOV. There were reportedly five inappropriate posts, KMOV said.Pappert was originally suspended on August ...More >>
  • Here's Where And When You Can Find The Farmer's Market

    Here's Where And When You Can Find The Farmer's Market

    The Farmer's Market is where people go to buy locally grown produce. On Saturday morning, our South Texas Gardener, Gabriel Vega, spoke with Meteorologist Alan Holt about some changes made to the market that you'll need to know about.More >>
    The Farmer's Market is where people go to buy locally grown produce. On Saturday morning, our South Texas Gardener, Gabriel Vega, spoke with Meteorologist Alan Holt about some changes made to the market that you'll need to know about.More >>
  • Chuckwalla Lizard Visits KIII-TV Studios

    Chuckwalla Lizard Visits KIII-TV Studios

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:29:39 GMT
    The Texas State Aquarium has been voted the second best aquarium in the United States and in Canada.This Saturday morning, one of the star attractions visited our studios.Sampson, who is a Chuckwalla lizard, was brought by Sarah Porras, who is a trainer at the aquarium.More >>
    The Texas State Aquarium has been voted the second best aquarium in the United States and in Canada.This Saturday morning, one of the star attractions visited our studios.Sampson, who is a Chuckwalla lizard, was brought by Sarah Porras, who is a trainer at the aquarium.More >>