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Shannon Weidemann

Motorcyclist Dies on Clark Memorial Bridge

A woman driving a motorcyle over the Clark Memorial Bridge in Louisville died on Thursday night. The woman was thrown from her bike in the motorcyle accident. She had been headed southbound alongside a man on another motorcycle when she lost control and rear-ended a Geo Tracker, police said. The victim was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. No one else was hurt in the…

Shannon Weidemann

California Motorcycle Accident Kills Rider

A motorcycle accident in Kono Tayee killed the driver on Friday morning. The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the crash. The accident happened on Highway 20. A boater reported the crash after seeing the wreckage from the water. The motorcycle was allegedly traveling too fast for a left-hand curve in the road and went over the embankment where it struck some boulders at the…

Shannon Weidemann

Illinois Motorcycle Accident Kills Woman

A 34-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Dongola when she was hit by a pickup truck. The victim was the Postmaster for the Dongola Post Office. She was driving her motorcycle on Front Street when she was hit. She had worked for the U.S. Postal Service for several years, part of the time as a temporary worker, according to Larry Lankheit, manager for post office operation…

John Bisnar

Motorcycle Accident Fatalities Increase 200 Percent

In 2007, the number of fatalities involving motorcyclists increased to its highest level since 1985 according to a story by Tim Harlow of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. During the same period the number of deaths on the state’s roads was the lowest in more than 60 years. Seventy motorcycle riders died on Minnesota State roads last year. That’s a 200% increase from a decade ago which matches…

Shannon Weidemann

Hollywood Freeway Accident Kills Motorcycle Driver

A man driving his motorcyle on the Hollywood Freeway was killed when he was struck by a hit and run driver. The motorcycle accident happened in the late evening on Friday. The rider was taken to a hospital after the accident and died, officials said. Witnesses said a vehicle hit a motorcycle, crashed into the center divider, hit another vehicle, then crashed into a light pole as its female…

Shannon Weidemann

Man Hospitalized After Motorcycle Accident

A 35-year-old man was injured after driving his motorcycle into a car early yesterday morning. The motorcycle accident happened in Ellington on Windsorville Road. The driver of the car was traveling south in his Honda Ody LX on Tripp Road, when he attempted to make a left turn from Tripp Road to Windsorville Road, police said.Herrera struck the driver’s side of Bellezza’s vehicle with the…

Shannon Weidemann

Mission Valley Motorcycle Accident Leaves Two Dead

A motorcylce accident in Mission Valley has left two people dead. The driver of the motorcyle was an member of the Armed Services. His passenger was his sister. The motorcyle accident happened on Sunday night. The man was the lead biker in a group of three motorcyclists allegedly speeding on eastbound Interstate 8, according to the CHP. A CHP officer chased the lead motorcyclist, who…

Shannon Weidemann

Napa Motorcycle Accident Injures Man

A man from Yountville was driving his motorcycle in Napa along Dry Creek Road when he lost control of the vehicle. The motorcycle accident happened on Sunday afternoon. California Highway Patrol Lt. Mike Berger said the man ran off the roadway and went into an embankment.”We suspect speed was involved as well as possible DUI,” Berger said. “Folks on the scene smelled alcohol on the guy.”The…

Shannon Weidemann

Kansas State Sophmore Killed in Motorcycle Accident

A Kansas State student driving his motorcycle was in an accident Wednesday night. The biology major was not wearing a helmet and was killed after his motorcycle went under an SUV. Investigation into the accident is ongoing, said Lt. John Eichkorn with the Kansas Highway Patrol. The KHP does not expect to have an official report of the accident ready for about 10 days, he said.”In cases like…

Shannon Weidemann

Shreveport Police Officer Injured in Motorcycle Accident

A Shreveport Police Officer with 8 years on the force was involved in an accident on his police motorcycle. He broke his ribs in the accident and was treated at W-K Pierremont Health Center. Police escorting a large, cylindrical windmill assembly from Beaird Industries to the Port of Shreveport-Bossier had blocked the intersection of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop and Millicent Way eastbound,…