Motorcycle Enters Curve Too Fast and Crashes, MT ROSE, May 30, 2020 - At approximately 9:30 am on May 30, 2020, a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Jerry Lee Shiftlet, 63, of Conroe, was traveling west on FM-3126. As Shiftlet was approaching FM-1988 South, he entered the curve too fast and left the pavement to the right. Shiftlet crashed his motorcycle and among other injuries, broke his left leg. Deputies Andy Lowery and Josh Sanders with the Polk County Sheriff's Office were the first to arrive on the scene and radioed for EMS (Allegiance Ambulance Service) to step it up. Shiftlet was bleeding from his mouth (possibly due to internal injuries). Emergency personnel put a splint on Shiftlet's leg. He was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital, and then flown by medical helicopter to Hermann Hospital in Houston. Trooper Ashlee White with the Texas Highway Patrol initiated an investigation. Shiftlet will be cited for unsafe speed. His motorcycle was recovered by Dan's Wrecker Service and will be stored in Livingston.
First responders put a splint on 63 year old Jerry Shiftlet's left leg. Shiftlet crashed his motorcycle when he entered a curve too fast on FM-3126 approaching FM-1988 South.
Shiftlet was wearing a helmet.
Shiftlet was driving this 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Shiftlet was transported by ambulance to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital where a helicopter landed and flew him to Houston.
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