Motorcyclist Dies In North Avenue Crash

By: Natalie Pallone Email
By: Natalie Pallone Email

A man is killed after crashing his motorcycle into a car on North Avenue.

According to witnesses the car was turning into the Wendy's parking lot when the motorcyclist smashed into it. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to the hospital where he later died. The driver of the car was treated for cuts on scene. The impact of the crash split the motorcycle in half.

The westbound lanes of North Avenue were closed at 21st Street for about a block while police investigated.

Witnesses think the victim may have been trying to initiate a street race with other motorcyclists.


KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 12989237 - nbc11news.com/a?a=12989237