A motorcycle and a pickup truck collided on U166 on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 leaving one man dead. The accident occurred about four miles east of South Haven, in Summer County. Curtis Wayne Proffitt, 55, of Wellington was driving his 2006 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle westbound U166 on at approximately 8:16 p.m. Connie Ray Herman, 52, of… read more
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T.C. Drake is in serious condition at University of Louisville Hospital after his motorcycle collided with a car on U.S. 62 in Nelson County, Kentucky around 9:00 p.m. Sunday. Drake, played tight end for the University of Kentucky before playing for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2010. Drake was travelling down U.S. 62 when Jennifer… read more
The Colorado Highway Patrol shut down U.S. 50 on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 after two unrelated motorcycle accidents within one-half mile of each other. The first accident occurred at 3:10 p.m. at Mile Marker 254 when a big horn sheep collided with the side of Marvin Phillips’ Harley Davidson as he was travelling east. Phillips,… read more
A Colorado Springs woman survived a motorcycle crash with nothing more than a slight concussion. Kriston Bettes, 46, was riding westbound on CR 11 at about 1:45 p.m. Sunday, May 30, 2011. Bettes, who was riding without a helmet, failed to make the turn five miles east of the intersection of CR 9 and CR11… read more
The Colorado Springs police are searching for car involved in fatal hit-and-run motorcycle accident. Spc. Christopher Wheeler, 19, of Boston, MA died on Friday, May 29, 2011 when his motorcycle collided with a car. Wheeler and a soldier on another motorcycle were traveling in north Colorado Springs at approximately 10 p.m. At the intersection of… read more
District Attorney Jim Wilson was driving his Harley Davidson westbound on I-70 at approximately 7:55 a.m. on May 22, 2010 when he lost control of his motorcycle for unknown reasons while entering a right-hand turn. Wilson went over a guardrail and his body rolled down an embankment before coming to a rest near the eastbound… read more
Andrew Schlichtemeier, 22, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing four bikers when he swerved into oncoming traffic on Interstate 29 near a construction area and crushed them with his pick-up truck. The four motorcyclists were friends returning home from the 70th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. Schlichtemeier admitted… read more