Independence, MO (May 29, 2021) – One person died and another has been hospitalized, when a motorcycle and a Nissan Pathfinder collided on U.S. 24 Highway on Friday, May 28th in Independence.
Sources show that a 2007 Yamaha sportbike was heading eastbound along US-24 when it struck a Pathfinder as it turned toward Arrowhead Ridge directly into the bike’s path.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity has not yet been released.
A passenger in the SUV sustained non-critical injuries and was transported to Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence.
The driver of the SUV was unharmed during the incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Independence
Even the most cautious of motorcyclists have considerably heightened odds of being injured in a road accident as opposed to the occupant of a standard passenger vehicle. As indicated by recently calculated data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcycle riders are five times more likely to sustain injuries than other crash victims.
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