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Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Accident on Fairway

UPDATE: According to officials, Waylon Buckingham is currently in good condition.

Wichita Falls, Texas - A motorcyclist was transported to the hospital after an accident on Thursday.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Fairway and Wynnwood around 12:45 p.m.

Police say the pickup truck driver that was involved in the accident was at a stop sign, but proceeded into the intersection despite a city bus being in the right lane which created a blind spot, and pulled out in front of the motorcyclist that was traveling at the speed limit in the left lane of Fairway. The motorcyclist then struck the front drivers side of the truck.

Police say it is possible that the truck driver could be cited.

The motorcyclist, later identified as 22-year-old Waylon Farrell Buckingham, was transported to United Regional by ambulance, where he was then transported by medical helicopter to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. 

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet.

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