Motorcyclist killed on I-10; Houston police search for 18-wheeler driver

Houston police investigate a deadly crash on I-10 near Taylor Street.

Houston police say a motorcyclist died after he was hit by an 18-wheeler Thursday night.

The crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-10 near Taylor Street.

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According to HPD, it appears that an 18-wheeler hit the motorcyclist from the side and knocked the motorcycle over.

Police say it is possible the 18-wheeler driver, who did not stop, may not have known he hit someone.

Another car ran over the motorcycle after the crash, but not the rider, police say.

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The motorcyclist died at the scene.

Police are searching for the driver of the 18-wheeler.