On Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at approximately 7:30 a.m., the Comanche Police Department responded to a major accident in the 300 block of East Central Avenue. Callers reported the accident involved a motorcycle and its rider injured. Officers arrived on scene and observed a motorcycle laying on the ground and the sole Comanche rider, identified at Martin Rico Portales, 28 years old.
The investigation determined the only vehicle involved in the crash was the motorcycle and its rider who suffered serious injuries. He was transported to Comanche County Medical Center by local ambulance. He was later flown by air ambulance to a nearby hospital due to the severity of his injuries. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening but serious in nature.