fatal motorcycle accident

What Are the Leading Causes of Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycle accidents are much more likely to result in serious injury or death compared to car accidents. This is due to the relative lack of protection afforded to motorcyclists. While protective gear can help, motorcyclists still risk serious injury when on the road. Here is a brief list of the most common causes of motorcycle… read more

Off-Duty Police Officer Killed By Negligent Driver In Motorcycle Accident

Recent motorcycle fatalities in Western New York highlight common contributing factors to accidents. Thirteen riders, ages 18 to 70, have died in the past three months. Two of the thirteen were the result of negligent drivers changing lanes blindly or initiating illegal U-turns. According to a representative of the State Police Motorcycle Unit, “When motor… read more

Woman Killed in Genesee SUV, Motorcycle Accident

An accident between a motorcycle and a SUV near Genesee, Colorado left a woman dead, according to ABC 7 in Denver. The accident occurred in the evening on November 10 in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70. The woman who was killed was a passenger on the motorcycle, which was driven by an unidentified man.… read more

Officer Killed in Colorado Springs Motorcycle Crash Honored

On November 4, a motorcycle officer killed during a high-speed pursuit was amongst a group of officers honored by the Colorado Springs Police Department. According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, the officer, Matthew Tyner, was honored as a part of the 28th Annual Medal of Valor Luncheon, which was presented by the Police Foundation of… read more

One Killed, One Injured in I-15 Motorcycle Accident

An Interstate 15 motorcycle accident has left a motorcyclist dead and a passenger seriously injured, according to the Las Vegas Sun. The accident happened at about 2:45 a.m. on October 27 in the southbound lanes of I-15 in Las Vegas, Nevada near Sahara Avenue. The motorcyclist collided with a vehicle that had spun out of… read more

Trinidad Motorcycle Accident Claims Life of Elderly Man

A 71-year-old who was reported missing in September was found in October, the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident, according to Fox 21 in Colorado Springs. The motorcyclist had last been seen on September 29 and was reported missing on October 1. The authorities are unsure of the approximate time of the wreck, but the… read more

Five Killed in SUV, Two-Motorcycle Accident

CBS 5 in Northern Colorado is reporting that four motorcyclists and a SUV passenger were killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Pennsylvania. The fatal motorcycle accident happened on October 19 in the afternoon near the Pennsylvania-Maryland border. Leading up to the accident, the SUV was traveling northbound on the Fort Ritchie Access Road in the… read more

Motorcyclist Killed in Wreck Caused by Alleged Drunk Driver

A driver is suspected of DUI prior to an accident with a motorcycle that left the motorcyclist dead, according to ABC 13 in Las Vegas. The fatal motorcycle accident occurred sometime before 3:28 a.m. on October 13 near the intersection of Centennial Parkway and Decatur Road in North Las Vegas. At that time, according to… read more

Lakewood Motorcyclist Killed After Collision with SUV

One motorcyclist is dead as a result of a fatal motorcycle accident involving a stalled SUV, according to The Denver Post. The accident happened in Lakewood, Colorado on the night of October 13. In addition to the SUV and motorcycle, two other vehicles, including another motorcycle, were indirectly involved in the wreck. Prior to the… read more

One Killed in Commerce City Motorcycle Accident

CBS 4 in Denver is reporting that a motorcyclist was killed during a September 4 collision with a semi-truck. The accident happened a little before 6 a.m., at the intersection of 56th Avenue and Vasquez Boulevard in Commerce City, Colorado. Traffic investigators blocked off several lanes of the intersection for hours while they attempted to… read more