Sunday, July 1, 2012

Separate motorcycle accidents kill two


Two people were killed this weekend in separate motorcycle accidents in Kansas City, Kan.

The first accident happened at about 11 p.m. Saturday evening.

The Kansas City, Kan., Police Department responded to 47th and Parallel Parkway on an injury report accident. When arriving on the scene, officers found a dead man, described as a white male in his 40's.

According to the KCKPD, both vehicles were heading west. The fatality victim was driving a motorcycle when he was accidentally struck from behind by a truck. The driver of the truck was not injured and remained on the scene.

Accident number two happened shortly after midnight.

Two people were riding a motorcycle when it crashed on 37th Street and South Mill Street. The man driving the motorcycle was killed; a female passenger survived the crash.

It was the only vehicle in the accident. Officers are currently investigating both crashes.