(News Release)

At approximately 6:45 p.m. yesterday, patrol received a call regarding a car vs. motorcycle crash at the intersection of 38th St. and Wayne Ave. 

Initial investigation indicated that a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix was southbound on Wayne Ave. and a motorcyclist, Garrett W. Bednarz, 21, was on a 2008 Honda motorcycle traveling westbound on 38th St.  The driver of the Pontiac stopped at the stop sign and then proceeded to enter the intersection. 

The motorcyclist collided with the back end of the Pontiac.  He was taken to UMC by EMS and died shortly after.  The driver of the Pontiac suffered minor injuries.

The Lubbock Police Department Major Crash Unit is investigating the crash.