Man dies after car, motorcycle collide in Park DuValle

Man dies after motorcycle collides with car in Park DuValle

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A motorcycle crash claimed the life of a 25-year-old in the Park DuValle neighborhood, according to police.

Police said the crash happened around 2:50 near 30th Street and Wilson Avenue.

Metro Police said the motorcycle was driving southbound on Wilson Avenue when it hit a car headed northbound turning left in front of the motorcycle.

Police say the driver of the car did not see the motorcycle and the man was declared dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released.

Metro Police say motorcycle accidents are a growing problem in the area with two people dying in the past two days.

"Recently we've had several fatal accidents, be it people on motorcycles or mopeds. Wear a helmet. Drivers out there of cars, pay attention to your surroundings. Make sure that everyone can return home safe when they get on their vehicle to leave," LMPD spokesperson Lamont Washington said.



This is the second fatal motorcycle crash LMPD has investigated in two days.

Police say 22-year-old Damien Allen died Friday morning when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a fence on East Chestnut Street.

Police say Allen was not wearing a helmet.

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