Rusk Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Jacksonville

by Please From Jacksonville Police Department

April 21, 2022 For Immediate Release

Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Traffic Accident

On April 21, 2022 at 1:27 P.M. Jacksonville Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a traffic accident involving a motorcycle. The accident occurred in the 1500 block of South Jackson Street. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to the U.T. Health emergency room in Jacksonville where he was then flown to the UT Tyler trauma center.

The driver of the motorcycle was identified as Nathaniel Taylor McGowan, 25 years of age from Rusk, Texas. The other vehicle involved is a Jeep Liberty driven by Frances Darlene Pickett, 63 years of age from Riesel, Texas.

Investigation at the scene determined that the Jeep was traveling north and turning into a private parking lot. The motorcycle, traveling south on Jackson Street, stuck the right rear of the Jeep.

The driver of the motorcycle sustained critical injuries and received lifesaving care by a witness.

The crash remains under investigation.