Category Archives: Motorcycle Accidents

Stockton man dies in fatal motorcycle crash in Sacramento

Stockton man dies in fatal motorcycle crash in southern Sacramento County Michael Rivera was traveling northbound near Hood-Franklin Road about 9:30 p.m. when he suddenly veered off the freeway, lost control and was thrown from his 2009 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Off-Duty CHP Officer Killed In Crash In Southern Santa Clara County MARTIN
An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer was killed in southern Santa Clara County early Tuesday in a collision with a truck while on his way to work.

Authorities said the officer was on a motorcycle on the way to work when was involved in a crash with a truck at 5:51 a.m. on the Monterey Highway just south of Chester Street near San Martin.

The initially unidentified 44-year-old officer assigned out of the Gilroy CHP office was declared dead at the scene and his body was covered with an American flag.

CHP officials did not immediately release the name of the officer while his family was being told.

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Charges filed in mysterious fatal motorcycle crash to witnesses, Davis was unable to get over into the proper lane as the pickup passed and was forced to lay his motorcycle down and then collided with a stopped minivan waiting to travel south on Polk City Drive.

Davis died at the scene due to …

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Motorcycle crashes in Queens, Brooklyn kill one, injure another fatal motorcycle crash happened at about 5:25 p.m. on the Northern Blvd. exit ramp of the Grand Central Parkway in Flushing, and not far from Citi Field.

Matthew Rosenzweig, 42, lost control of his bike, struck a teen girl and smashed into a …

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Name released in fatal Sullivan County motorcycle crash have released the name of the man killed in a motorcycle crash on State Highway 75 in Sullivan County.

Steven Hall, 33 of Kingsport, was killed in the crash which occurred around 2:26 a.m. Monday. Tennessee Highway Patrol said Hall was …

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Cromwell woman dies in fatal motorcycle crash crash happened on U.S. 30 between County Roads 500 E and 600 E around 10 p.m., Indiana State Police said.

Investigators believe Micheal S. Miller, 40, of Cromwell, was riding the motorcycle west on U.S. 30 in the right lane and may have tried to …

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Medical examiners have identified a motorcyclist killed in a crash in the northeast portion of the Valley on Sunday.

According to the Clark County Coroner’s Office, 28-year-old Nicholas Turnball died as the result of the crash.

Officers responded to the collision at the intersection of East Lake Mead Boulevard and Christy Lane at 3:31 p.m.

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Troopers investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Williamsburg troopers say a collision between two motorcycles killed one person and injured two others Saturday.

The crash happened at approximately 12:20 p.m., according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Jedd Jones.

The two motorcycles, a 2012 …

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Man killed in fatal motorcycle crash male rider of the motorcycle died at the scene.

A woman, who was also on the motorcycle, suffered major injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released.

It is unknown if speed …

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Fatal motorcycle crashes are at a record high

Fatal motorcycle crash in Findlay motorcycle went to pass on the right around the truck, but made contact with the right side of the truck.

The motorcycle lost control and continued north, striking the curb of the median island at the intersection.

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Name released in fatal Kingsport motorcycle crash have released the name of the man killed in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 81 in Kingsport which occurred around 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Kenneth Carson Roller, II, was killed in the crash.

Authorities said the 49-year-old man from Kingsport was …

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Motorcycle crash kills former EP wrestling champ former Eagle Point High School wrestling champion was killed Tuesday morning in a motorcycle crash near the Jackson County Sports Park.

Hunter Hoeptner, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene after his red 2001 Honda sport bike struck the side of a …

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Springfield Woman Facing Charges in Fatal Motorcycle Accident, Illinois
State’s Attorney John Milhiser says 46-year-old Doris Fisher of Springfield is charged with two counts of driving on a revoked license, driving with no insurance and failure to yield in relation to the accident on north …

This waste-of-space seriously needs to be charged with first degree murder, get thrown in prison and stay locked up for the rest of her miserable life!

She killed a guy while driving drunk AGAIN, with a revoked license AGAIN, and with no insurance AGAIN.

And the kicker? She has 3 previous DUI arrests and more than 20 citations for driving on a suspended or revoked license! And they just keep letting her out to do it again!

Lock her up, sentence her to life in prison with hard labor and throw away the key!

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Black Hawk man identified in fatal motorcycle crash on Nemo Road CITY, S.D.
Daugaard recognizes the “faces of tourism” to kick off National Travel and Tourism Week.

A Black Hawk man has been identified as the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident.

The motorcycle-pickup crash happened Saturday on Nemo Road.

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Warm weather brings motorcycle crashes – Allentown Morning Call year the number of fatal and near-fatal motorcycle crashes increases after May, according to PennDOT statistics.

Between October 2013 and March 2014, there were three serious motorcycle crashes in Northampton County and one in Lehigh County.

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Navy Seabee identified as victim of fatal motorcycle crash in Mississippi, Mississippi
A Navy Seabee stationed in Gulfport has been identified as the man who crashed his motorcycle on a state highway and died.

The Sun Herald reports that Harrison County Chief Deputy Brian Switzer says 27-year-old Jimmy Truong, of San …

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Motorcycle season starts with fatal crash, reminding drivers and bikers to share the road, Wisconsin
A fatal motorcycle crash on Cottage Grove Rd. is proving to be a wake-up call for some local bikers.

The accident happened at an intersection on Sunday afternoon where a 20-year-old Stoughton man collided with a car.

He later …

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ASP: Trooper was chasing suspect involved in fatal motorcycle crash

Jonesboro Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a suspect who was running from Arkansas State Police.

According to Arkansas State Police, the suspect, 36-year-old Nicholes Koegel, of Jonesboro, was being pursued by an ASP Highway Patrol …

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New Hampshire police investigate fatal motorcycle crash

Authorities in New Hampshire are investigating a motorcycle crash that resulted in the death of a Maine man over the weekend, state police said.

Woodward Shute, 50, of Waterboro, Maine, was traveling on the I-293 north ramp …

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State police identify victim in fatal motorcycle crash State Police troopers from the Marshall post were dispatched to the area of M-86 and M-66, near Colon, on a report of a motorcycle crash.

Upon investigation, troopers determined that the driver of the motorcycle, 42-year-old Larry Duwayne …

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Fatal motorcycle crashes are at a record high 2012, the number of fatal motorcycle crashes has resulted in 475 deaths — 122 of those deaths occurred last year alone.

Motorcyclists have already begun hitting the road this spring, and more will be out soon with beautiful May weather here.

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One person dead in fatal motorcycle vs. truck accident 2002 Harley Davidson collided with a 2002 Ford pick up truck heading westbound.

The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead on scene.

First responders arrived on scene shortly after, and Nemo Road was closed in both directions for over an hour …

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Fatal motorcycle crash under investigation in Odenton accident happened around 5:42 p.m. on Annapolis Road near Oakton Road on Thursday.

According to investigators, the motorcycle was traveling north on Annapolis Road when a Lincoln Navigator pulled out from a parking lot and attempted to turn …

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UPDATE: Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in the News

Bret Russell was just taking advantage of Sunday’s full moon Russell had a feeling something was wrong when her husband, Bret Russell, didn’t return home late Sunday night from a motorcycle ride.

So she and her sister jumped in the car and began looking for him, driving all over the couple’s Rincon …

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Fatal motorcycle crash is being investigated in Phoenix are scarce as the Phoenix Police Department investigates a deadly crash between an SUV and a motorcycle.

It happened late Sunday night on 15th Avenue just south of Bethany Home Road.

The area was closed overnight while police conducted …

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Driver arrested for DUI following fatal motorcycle crash COUNTY, Fla.
The Pinellas Park Police investigated a crash that involved a motorcycle and two vehicles around 4:40 p.m. Sunday.

The crash happened on the eastbound lanes of Gandy Blvd. at Grand Ave.

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Motorcycle deaths during Bike Week fall to historic low every year in the decade prior to 2015, at least a quarter of fatal motorcycle accidents occurred during bike rallies.

The demographics of people killed in all motorcycle crashes skew heavily toward men between the ages of 43 and 65.

Motorcyclists …

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Victim identified in fatal motorcycle crash ZION
The Mount Zion resident who died in an early Saturday morning motorcycle crash near Turpin Road and Elwin Blacktop has been identified as …

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Woman charged in fatal motorcycle crash waives preliminary hearing

An Erie woman charged in connection with a deadly motorcycle accident in 2015 waived her charges in court Friday.

Jennifer Porath, 34, will head to trial after waiving her preliminary hearing in front of District Judge Paul Bizzarro …

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Minnesota’s First Fatal Motorcycle Crash of 2017 COUNTY, Minn.
Minnesota has already recorded its first motorcycle fatality of the year.

The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office says 60-year-old Gregory Werner was negotiating a curve in Sanborn on Sunday night when he crashed into the ditch.

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash Claims Life of Lake Forest Teen FOREST, CA
A Lake Forest teenager sustained fatal injuries Monday after crashing his motorcycle on Jeronimo Road, just north of El Toro Road at approximately 12:15 p.m., according to Orange County Coroner’s Office reports.

The 17-year-old Lake …

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Ride It Like a Death Machine And It Just Might Act Like One

Rider in fatal motorcycle crash identified, Ill. – UPDATE:
The Rock Island County Coroner has identified the rider killed in a motorcycle crash in Moline on Monday.

Coroner Brian Gustafson tells Local 4 News that Terance Cavins, of Moline, died of traumatic chest and abdominal injuries …

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Teen killed in fatal motorcycle crash to police, a 16-18 year-old boy was killed in an accident on Monday evening while riding a dirt bike.

The accident occurred on East 93rd and Raymond Ave.

It forced the closure of both the north and southbound bound lanes of East 93.

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Las Vegas Boulevard shut down after fatal motorcycle crash Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada warned.

Officers and medical crews responded about noon to the boulevard and Barbara Lane, Metro Police Lt. Grant Rogers said.

A black sedan and a motorcycle collided, critically injuring …

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On second try, fatal motorcycle crash charges stick days after a district judge dismissed the charges, Lehigh County prosecutors re-filed homicide by vehicle charges against a woman who allegedly made an illegal left turn into the path of a motorcyclist, killing him and seriously injuring his passenger.

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Palmdale woman arrested in fatal motorcycle crash Palmdale woman has been arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter in connection with last year’s traffic collision that claimed the life of 28-year-old Dale Zack.

Oliva Amayo Mendoza, 34, was arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of …

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Fatal motorcycle crash at SR-79 in Santa Ysabel YSABEL (CNS)
A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday in a collision with a pickup truck on a back-country road east of Lake Henshaw.

The crash occurred about 10:45 a.m. on State Route 79, near Barrett Hill Road in Santa Ysabel, according to the …

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Woman charged in fatal motorcycle crash in Waukesha County 20-year-old Watertown woman who drove head-on into a motorcycle’s path last summer was charged Thursday with negligent homicide.

Danielle Grooms faces one count of homicide by negligent operation of a motor vehicle and one count of reckless …

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Fatal motorcycle crash in Westover under investigation, charges pending, Md.
Maryland State Police say they responded to a fatal accident involving a motorcycle last Wednesday at U.S. Route 13 and Md. Route 413 in Westover.

Police report 63-year-old Kenneth Kunie was killed when he was riding a 1980 Honda …

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Police investigate fatal motorcycle crash in Ventura said they are investigating a motorcycle crash that killed a 51-year-old man in Ventura Sunday evening.

Authorities were contacted at 5:30 p.m. about the accident on the Victoria Avenue bridge north of Olivas Park Drive.

When officers arrived on …

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Police: Speed a factor in fatal motorcycle, school bus crash motorcycle and school bus collided Wednesday near Harpersville Road and Woods Road, killing the motorcylist, Newport News Police spokesman Lou Thurston said.

The motorcyclist, Gary Lee Estes, 61, of Hampton, was pronounced dead at the scene, …

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Motorcycle Accidents: What Is Up With All The Insanity?

Not guilty pleas in fatal drunken driving case
Pleas of not guilty were entered Monday morning on behalf of a 24-year-old Westville woman accused of driving drunk Nov. 5 and causing an accident that resulted in the death of a passenger on a motorcycle.

Rachel Dover, who is out of jail …

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Fatal crash prompts talk on motorcycle safety CHRISTI (KIII NEWS)
A motorcycle accident on SPID at the Airline exit claimed the life of 57-year-old Macario Sandoval Sunday night.

Detectives are still investigating what caused the wreck in the first place.

Police are also using the …

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All lanes re-open after fatal accident on Southwest
All lanes are back open after a fatal motorcycle accident shut down the Southwest Freeway near West loop on Thursday afternoon.

According to Precinct 5 constables, a 30-year-old motorcyclist hit the retaining wall on the HOV lane of the …

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Driver convicted of murder in fatal DUI crash into Mission Viejo home convicted of murder in fatal DUI crash into Mission Viejo home.

Keshmiri’s attorney, John Barnett, had argued that there was no proof that he was drunk at the time of the crash because there was no solid evidence of his drinking pattern in …

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Motorcycle accident update fatal motorcycle accident occurred last night near campus.

According to Department of Public Safety (DPS), the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) were the first responders.

According to LAPD, the person killed in the motorcycle accident was male …

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Double fatality in horrible crash between motorbike and car at Lane Cove“When I got out the people were giving CPR to two people.”

The resident said while locals were shocked by the fatal accident, the intersection where it happened is a “dodgy corner”.

“The motorcycle wreck looked like it was on the spot where it hit …

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Bristol Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle that occurred at the intersection of Farmington Avenue and King Street Sunday morning.

At 6:38 a.m., police said they were called to the intersection and found a …

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Buffalo Police investigating fatal motorcycle accident on Broadway, N.Y.
Buffalo Police are looking into a fatal motorcycle accident that happened on Broadway near Bailey Avenue early Saturday morning.

Police say a male in his early 40s was traveling east on Broadway on the motorcycle when he got …

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Police: Woman killed in motorcycle crash on Paseo near Eagle Ranch, N.M.
Friday evening, Albuquerque police said eastbound Paseo Del Norte was shut down at Eagle Ranch Road due to a crash with injuries.

Albuquerque police said a woman who was involved in a single-vehicle motorcycle …

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Motorcyclist killed in PCH crash to authorities, the motorcycle was traveling on the northbound side of the highway when the motorcyclist ran off the side of the road, lost control on the dirt and flipped.

Ventura County Fire Department deployed the air squad to provide …

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Motorcycle Accidents in the News

One man dead in fatal Lubbock motorcycle accident Texas Department of Public Safety was called to the scene around 6:15 p.m. for a single motorcycle crash that left one man dead as of Sunday evening…

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Fort Worth man dies after motorcycle crash driver was a male and he died on the scene. A woman passenger was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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Intersection of 50-Highway and Missouri-131 sees second deadly crash this year deadly traffic accident closed two lanes of westbound 50-Highway near Missouri-131 on Saturday afternoon. Missouri Highway Patrol said a two-vehicle crash resulted in one fatality. A crash report revealed a Harley Davidson motorcycle was heading …

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One dead in Liberty Hill motorcycle accident

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a call was received about the accident at 10:21 a.m. on Remuda Drive. Investigators determined that the rider, identified as 44 year-old Thaddeus Foshay of Liberty Hill, was traveling north along …

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And this my friends, is just exactly how fast it can happen:

Farmingdale man killed in motorcycle crash in Pittston

Both Graham, whose age police did not immediately share, and Balcer belonged to the Exiles Motorcycle Club, which has a clubhouse in Pittston, Sergeant Galen Estes wrote in an initial report about the Saturday crash. Graham was riding his motorcycle in

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Motorcycle accident sends 1 to hospital in SW Travis Co person was transported by STARFlight to a local hospital after a single-vehicle collision on southwestern Travis County.According to Austin-Travis County …


Helicopter Medical Flight Requested After Motorcycle Accident on Hwy 96 Collision Car Accident At 3:35 p.m. a street bike with two riders crashed on Hwy 96 south of Hoopa near Sugar Bowl Ranch Road. Dispatch requested Copter 102 for a medical transport. UPDATE 4 p.m.: According to scanner traffic, there is one …

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Motorcyclist dies in crash with car in Maryland said a preliminary investigation reveals that a 2011 Toyota Camry was making a left turn from northbound Old Columbia Pike onto westbound Briggs Chaney Road, when Mesfin’s 2009 Suzuki motorcycle was traveling southbound on Old Columbia

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Motorcyclist killed in crash with school bus full of kids

Motorcyclist killed in crash with school bus
SANFORD, Fla. – A 63-year-old motorcyclist was killed Friday early morning in a crash with a Seminole County Public Schools bus, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers stated Dewey Nelson, of Sanford, struck the school bus at 7:25 a.m. when the bus pulled into his direct course while crossing Ronald Reagan Boulevard near Carriage Cove Way in Sanford. According to the FHP, as many as 25 students were on the bus, which was going to Midway Grade school in Sanford. None of the students or the bus driver were injured.
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Danville man dies in motorcycle accident

Danville male dies in bike accident
DANVILLE– A 49-year-old Danville guy was eliminated in a bike accident early Tuesday morning. Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Brian R. Shelley, of Danville, died in a motorcycle accident with an automobile at 7 a.m. Tuesday at the crossway of 900 N County Roadway and 300 E, near Sadorus. Mr. Shelley was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:05 a.m., according to Northrup. An autopsy is arranged for Wednesday, and an inquest might be held at a later date.

Hialeah Motorcycle Officer Injured in Crash on I-95

A Hialeah motorcycle officer was airlifted to the medical facility after an accident on Interstate 95 in Miami-Dade Tuesday. Footage revealed the officer laying on the highway near the motorbike. He was placed on a stretcher and airlifted from the scene to a close-by health center with non-life threatening injuries. The incident had all northbound and southbound lanes of I-95 closed down. The majority of the lanes opened back up a brief time later on.

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Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident

Male Eliminated In Motorcycle Accident
WASHINGTON COUNTY (KDKA)– A guy was killed in a motorbike accident in Washington County Saturday evening. According to the Washington …

Speeding biker kills 5-year-old boy

Speeding cyclist eliminates 5-year-old boy
In a hit-and-run accident, a five-year-old child was eliminated after a recklessly driven motorbike hit him in Sector 32 here today. The regional homeowners staged …