On July 10, 1982, at 11: 20 p.m.Sharon Crigger, a 36-year-old federal crop insurance adjuster with the Department of Agriculture, was riding as a passenger on the back of Kermit Johansson's motorcycle at Fruit and Ashlan Avenue. Ms. Crigger and Mr. Johansson were driving west on Ashlan when Patrick McHatton was traveling in a southbound direction on Fruit Avenue. The two vehicles collided with each other at the intersection controlled by light signals. Both drivers argued that they had the green light.
Henry Washington, 51, was driving his motorcyle west on Folsom Street at 10:00 a.m. on June 28, 1982, in San Francisco. At the intersection of 13th Street, a car made a left turn and Washington ran into the vehicle, killing him.
Early in the morning on October 12, 1981 Jerry Baudensdistel, a 21-year-old shift supervisor at a bakery was driving his motorcycle down Charter Way in the city of Stockton. A pickup truck emerged off of Aurora Street, and Baudendistel slams his motorcycle into the truck, and was ran over by a third vehicle. He sustained serious injuries in the crash, including partial paraplegia, with a loss of functioning below the waist. He also suffered constant muscle spasms.
This accident was occured when a 17-year-old motorcyclist collided with a commercial vehicle at a busy intersection, resulting in the youth's death.
Mr. Zamarripa, a 17-year-old youth, sustained severe brain damage, including spastic paralysis and a speech impediment when the motorcycle he was riding as a passenger crashed into a van at an intersection. Zamarripa claimed that a five foot high wall on the Union Oil company’s property caused his stepfather, who was driving the motorcycle, to be unable to see on-coming cars at the intersection. Zamarripa sued the city of Coachella for negligently placing the wall.
A crash between a passenger vehicle and a motorcycle at 2:45 p.m. on the O'Connor Road overpass at Interstate 35 in San Antonio resulted in the death of the motorcyclist, identified as Wesley Blocker, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
Police say Jeffrey Gordon, 45, was thrown from his motorcycle after he struck the curb on North Airport Road near Linden Avenue.
Authorities said the crash occured around 7 p.m. on Arial Street in Pickens County. The moped was driving east when it ran off the road and struck the curb. The driver was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene. His name hasn't yet been released.
It was about 2:00am when Miller was riding a motorcycle on Indian River Boulevard, possibly going twice the 45 mph speed limit, when he lost control at a turn and struck the sidewalk and guardrail, which threw him from the motorcycle.
An accident happened at approximately 7:30 p.m. Friday in a construction zone on NW 48th Street just north of Interstate 80. A witness told police that a male driver in a white pickup indicated he wanted to drag race and accelerated away quckly onto NW 48th Street.
A 23-year-old woman was speeding south on her motorcycle on a frontage road near Loop 101 and Bell Road when she came up on stalled traffic and wasn't able to stop before hitting a car, throwing her from the motorcycle and into the roadway.
Chase Lewis Mills, 28, was killed and his female passenger minorly injured Tuesday night in an accident the Spartanburg County. The moped struck a van while turning from State 11 onto Ragan Street just before 7 p.m.
Jacob Thomas Barcroft, 33, was pronounced deceased at the site of a motorcycle accident on Saturday night on Montgomery Cross Road at approximately 11 p.m. According to authorities, Barcroft was speeding when he lost control of his 2010 Harley Davidson.
There are few details on the collision itself, but it is known that an injured woman, now identified as Marteny, was found injured on the side of Golden Given Road by a passing motorist, who called emergency services but was unfortunately too late; Marteny died at the scene before help could arri
A 2013 moped driven by Alicia Grace Gray, 62, and a 2008 four-door Lexus driven by a 61-year old Isle of Palms woman were both turning onto the connector from Rifle Range Road at 9:55 a.m.
A fatal collision happened in Mauldin that resulted in the death of an off-duty law enforcement officer on Monday, January 5, on West Butler Road at Highway 276 at about 5 p.m. Austin Gotowka, 22, an off-duty officer with the Mauldin Police Department, was killed&nbs
On May 26, 2007, at about midnight, Hilari N. Sloan, 20, a college student and hostess, was injured while riding as a passenger on the rear of a motorcycle driven by Brad Jacob Stephens at the intersection of Copper and Minnewawa avenues in Clovis. Sloan sustained a severe closed head injury and massive facial injuries. She was placed on life support, but died several days later.
Motorcyclist Kevin Hartley was travelling on 15th Avenue West in Seattle when a UPS courier failed to yield the right-of-way to opposing traffic. Hartley's motorcycle subsequently collided with the delivery van. He sustained multiple fractures, including to his ankle, leg, tibula, hand and wrist. The motorcyclist suffered permanent disfigurement; he now walks with a limp and experiences chronic pain.
The defendent, UPS, contended that Hartley was driving behind the van and struck the back bumper, placing the proximate cause of the accident on him.