March 18, 2013, Motorcycle vs. Motor Vehicle collision at the intersection of E 3rd and S Arthur.

On March 18, 2013 at approximately 2:05 am Officers were dispatched to a Motorcycle vs. Motor Vehicle collision at the intersection of E 3rd and S Arthur.  Upon their arrival they discovered a 1999 Chevy Silverado driven by Bobby Neil Fish, WM, 60 had been turning from northbound Arthur to westbound on E 3rd.  A 2011 Honda motorcycle was eastbound on E 3rd at a very high rate of speed driven by James Gordon Smith Jr., WM, 40.  The motorcycle struck the back of the Chevy.  Smith was taken to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries. Fish was uninjured in the crash.  Speed was a factor in this crash.  Smith was wearing a helmet.  The collision is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Dept.

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