Palestine Police Department officers and first responders work the scene of a motorcycle crash that occurred around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 2100 block of Crockett Road in front of the Asian City restaurant. According to police, a mini van pulled out in front of the motorcycle that was traveling on Crockett Road. The driver of the motorcycle slammed his brakes and laid down his bike to avoid the crash. His attempt was successful, as the mini van was avoided and sustained no damage. The motorcycle driver sustained minor injuries to his shoulder and was transported by private vehicle to Palestine Regional Medical Center as a precaution.