MONT BELVIEU, Texas -

One motorcyclist is dead and another is in critical condition after a head-on collision.

It happened Saturday around 8:15 p.m. near the intersection of Barbers Hill Road and Danek Road.

A motorcycle driver was speeding eastbound on Barbers Hill and entered the westbound lanes to go around two slower-moving cars, police said.

As he was traveling in the oncoming lanes, another motorcycle rider was traveling toward him and the two motorcycles crashed head-on.

The motorcyclist who was passing the cars died at the scene.

The male who was hit traveling westbound was flown to Hermann Memorial Hospital in critical condition.