This Yamaha only sustained minor damage, however, the driver (William K. Shilling, III of Cleveland) didn't fair as well.
Man Flown From Motorcycle Accident in South Polk County, ACE, April 28, 2010 - At approximately 6:45 pm on April 28, 2010, brown Yamaha motorcycle driven by William K. Shilling, III, 38, of Cleveland, was west bound of FM-2610 when according to witnesses, he passed another vehicle and entered a curve at a high rate of speed. Shilling lost control in some loose gravel and began fish tailing. His motorcycle left the road to the right and slid. Shilling was ejected from the motorcycle and suffered head injuries. Shilling was not wearing a helmet. Americare ambulance service was dispatched to the scene along with multiple Polk County Sheriff's Deputies including Deputy Larry Pitts, Jamie Buie, Aaron Venegas, and Sergeant Christian Schanmier, the South Polk County Volunteer Fire Department and DPS Trooper Ray Williams. Shilling was treated by EMS Personnel at the scene before being transported to Ace Baptist Church where a PHI Air Medical helicopter landed and transported him to Hermann Hospital in Houston. Traffic on FM-2610 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Shilling's Yamaha motorcycle was recovered by family members who arrived with a truck and trailer. No citations have yet been issued as the accident remains under investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety. The scene was cleared by 7:53 pm.