Red Oak and Glenn Heights fire and police departments and East Texas EMS responded to a motorcycle accident at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, on Ovilla Road.

According to police, Gregory Wayne Lucas, 52, of Red Oak was eastbound in the 2600 block of Ovilla Road when he took evasive action to avoid traffic that had stopped in front of him.

Police said Lucas, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from his motorcycle when he laid his bike down and landed headfirst on the asphalt. He was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas via Air Evac Life Team.

As of press time, Lucas remained hospitalized with serious head injuries.