Motorcyclist Killed In Crash After Allegedly Running Stop Sign

WWJ News
October 17, 2019 - 8:05 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - A motorcyclist who was allegedly speeding through the streets of Detroit was killed in a crash Wednesday evening.

The accident happened just before 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Blaine Street and Third Avenue, off the Lodge Freeway between Chicago and Grand Boulevard.

The 26-year-old victim was riding a Honda motorcycle eastbound on Blaine when he apparently disregarded a stop sign and collided with a minivan. He was thrown from his bike into a grassy lot and declared dead at the scene. 

The other driver, a 43-year-old man, stopped at the scene and was questioned by police. He was not injured. 

The crash remains under investigation.