Witnesses say driver ran red light before hitting, killing motorcyclist in McKinney

The McKinney Police Department has arrested a 25-year-old driver and charged him with Manslaughter after a crash yesterday afternoon.

At around 3:45pm, McKinney FD/EMS and Police were called to the Sam Rayburn Tollway service road (121) and Stacy Road for a major accident involving a motorcyclist. Paramedics transported the critically injured rider to a local hospital, but he was pronounced deceased.

Officials interviewed witnesses to the crash who say a driver was traveling at high speeds and ran a red light immediately before the crash. The vehicle collided with the motorcycle in the intersection, causing the rider to be ejected.

Police determined the driver of the vehicle was at fault. He was arrested and is facing a charge of Manslaughter.

The crash remains under investigation.