Police Department

One killed in car vs. motorcycle crash

One killed in car vs. motorcycle crash

Independence police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV that occurred at approximately 4:00 P.M. on Sunday, August 4, 2019. The crash occurred on Main Street just north of 23rd Street and resulted in the death of the motorcyclist.

The crash occurred when the driver of the motorcycle, traveling south on Main, made a left turn driving into the path of a northbound Chevrolet Tahoe. The motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the Tahoe was not injured.

The identity of the motorcyclist is not being released at this time pending notification of the next of kin.

The crash remains under investigation.