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Kansas City, MO – Motorcyclist Killed in Collision on E. Blue Ridge Blvd

Categorized as Auto Accidents

Kansas City, MO (June 23, 2021) – A 23-year-old man from Grandview passed away at a local hospital on Tuesday, June 22nd after he was ejected from his motorcycle during a crash involving a pick-up truck in south Kansas City.

The accident took place at about 11:55 p.m. at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and East Blue Ridge Boulevard.

An investigation found that the victim was traveling eastbound on Blue Ridge Boulevard on a Suzuki motorcycle when the driver of a westbound Ford pick-up truck made a lefthand turn into the path of the bike, causing the two to collide.

The rider was thrown from his motorcycle on impact and died at an area hospital just a short while later.

The driver of the pickup was unharmed during the incident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Motorcycle Accidents in Kansas City

Data presented by a statistical analysis group showed that the state of Missouri experienced 1,734 motorcycle-involved injury collisions in 2014. These crashes cause 1,979 victims to incur severe physical injuries. In that same year, 86 motorcycle-involved collisions happened that ended the lives of 88 people.

When victims receive injuries in auto collisions due to another driver’s disregard for the laws of the road, Missouri allows them to file a claim of personal injury against the responsible motorist for financial reimbursement. The Kansas City personal injury attorneys at Peterson & Associates, P.C. always make sure that a victim’s rights are safeguarded after they are injured by a negligent, malicious, or reckless motorist.

Victims should seek the guidance of a car accident attorney in Missouri who has decades of practice in how to handle personal injury laws.

At, we are committed to helping our clients recover their damages. Speak with our personal injury attorneys in Missouri at 816-888-8888 to meet with our team of knowledgeable attorneys as soon as possible to see how we can help you recover from your accident.

Note: Our team of writers utilized secondary sources in the creation of this accident post. For that reason, the specifics regarding this accident have not been independently fact-checked and verified by our writing staff. If you locate any information that is not accurate, please notify us immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our site, please let us know and we will do our best to remove it completely.

Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the Kansas City, Missouri business community, Peterson & Associates, P.C. is always looking to increase the safety of and bring overall safety for all Missouri residents. We hope that by bringing awareness to the dangers associated with driving that people will exercise additional caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being injured in a serious crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. This post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.