Woman in critical condition after wreck near Buda

An area woman suffered critical injuries Saturday after she lost control of her motorcycle and crashed near the FM 967 and FM 1626 intersection near Buda.

Kimberley Bennett, of Kyle, was listed as the casualtyin the incident, according to a Buda Police Department accident report.

Authorities were dispatched to the intersection around 7:11 p.m. Saturday for a single-vehicle wreck. According to the report, a motorcyclist, later identified as Bennett, was traveling south on FM 1626 when, for unknown reasons, she lost control of the vehicle. Bennett crashed and was ejected into a ditch on the west side of FM 967. Bennett was wearing a helmet, according to a report.

Bennett was unresponsive, but breathing at the scene and was quickly transported to an Austin area hospital. An update listed Bennett in critical condition after she went through emergency surgery to relieve swelling in her brain.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident. Buda Police are continuing to investigate.

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