Teenager critically injured in motorcycle crash near Azle

DPS Troopers say a motorcyclist was critically injured this morning in a crash near Azle.

Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene on FM 730 north of Briar.

A preliminary investigation of the scene reveals a vehicle was backing out of a private driveway when a northbound motorcycle struck the back end of the vehicle.

The motorcyclist, an 18-year-old man, was transported to JPS in critical condition.

Lanes of FM 730 were closed around 8AM this morning while crews worked the scene.