CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) — May is Motorcycle Awareness month and for one family that’s made it their mission to advocate for more safety on the roads, the topic hits close to home. Casey and Ronda Ruenger lost their daughter, 26-year-old Sherrena Ruenger-Wullner in 2014 after a driver made a lethal left-hand turn in front… Read more »
Topic: Motorcycle Fatalities
This category is about motorcycle riders who lost their lives and died after being involved in a motorcycle accident. Riding a motorcycle can make you feel free and in touch with your surroundings while riding. The experience is truly awesome and much different then riding in a vehicle. But there’s a price to pay for this freedom, and sometimes a heavy one. The odds are stacked against you when riding a motorcycle and therefore you are more likely to become a fatality statistic. Fatalities are on the rise across the country due to a number of factors including DUI, texting, improper turns and riders lacking the necessary skills to operate a motorcycle.
At least seven people were killed and three others injured when a pickup truck crashed with several motorcycles. State police said the pickup truck was on fire when emergency crews arrived. Witnesses described the scene as “devastating.” New Hampshire State Police said a 2016 Dodge 2500 pickup truck collided with the riders on… Read more »
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A Riverview man died of injuries he suffered today (Feb. 15) when he fell off an overpass when two motorcycles collided on I-4, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Eric Lee Jordan, 35, of Riverview, died at Tampa General Hospital where he was taken after the crash. There were no other injuries. Troopers have identified… Read more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A motorcycle rider was killed Tuesday after his bike plunged off an overpass near interstate 1-95 in Fort Lauderdale, authorities said. Battalion Chief Stephen Gollan, a spokesman for Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, said the crash happened around 4:30 p.m. near the Broward Boulevard exit. The motorbike landed in the middle of… Read more »