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2 injured when motorcycle, van collide in Tyler

2 injured when motorcycle, van collide in Tyler
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POSTED: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 5:28pm

UPDATED: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 7:26pm

Two people were injured following a wreck between a motorcycle and a van in Tyler, Thursday afternoon.

At 5:18 p.m., Tyler 911 received a call about a traffic crash at the intersection of Loop 323 at Donnybrook Avenue. The callers indicated a motorcycle had hit another vehicle and the motorcycle rider was injured.

Officers arrived at the scene 3 minutes later.

The investigation revealed Tony Peters, of Flint, was riding a motorcycle westbound on the loop. Scott Plummer, of Tyler, was driving  a van eastbound on the loop in the inside lane.

According to reports, Peters failed to yield right-of-way and turned into the path of Plummer to go south on Donnybrook.

Peters was thrown onto the hood of Plummer’s van and  both men were injured in the crash.

Peters and Plummer were transported to the hospital for treatment.

Both men received minor injuries and are expected to be treated and released soon.

Eastbound traffic on the loop was forced to use the outside lane for several minutes until the scene could be cleared.

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