Rainy weather presented a challenge for drivers Tuesday, Dec. 20. The Beaumont police reported there were over a dozen accidents throughout the day, the majority of which were minor.
One accident involving a motorcycle sent the operator to the hospital, according to police. The driver of the motorcycle was traveling on Eastex near Lucas when he lost control, skid a short distance and ran into the back of a vehicle over the Lucas Drive overpass on Eastex.
He was injured during the accident and was transported to the hospital with complaints of severe pain in his leg.
The majority of the accidents were caused due to the adverse weather conditions passing through the area, according to BPD.