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Motorcycle rider killed in accident in west Harris County

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Police are investigating after a motorcycle rider was killed in west Harris County on Wednesday.

According to police, a motorcycle and a car got into an accident around 3:10 p.m. at Greenhouse Road and Oak Ridge Park Drive.

Police said Mario Hernandez Garcia was operating the motorcycle northbound on Greenhouse Road when a Toyota Solara failed to yield the right of way, causing Hernandez Garcia to crash into the Toyota.

Witness statements and evidence at the scene indicate speed may have been a factor in the incident.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.

KPRC will provide updates when they become available.