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Motorcyclist Killed after Crash with Minivan in Indianapolis

Posted on Aug 18, 2011

August 17, 2011 – Indianapolis, Ind. – According to a report from Wish TV 8, a motorcyclist was killed after crashing into the side of a minivan in Indianapolis on Monday, August 8.

The fatal motorcycle accident occurred around 5:45 p.m. near the intersection of 38thStreet and Lafayette Road, on the city’s west side.

The unidentified 36-year-old motorcyclist was heading east on 38th Street when she struck a Pontiac Montana minivan, turning left out of a parking lot into the westbound lanes of 38th Street.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The unidentified 51-year-old woman, who was driving the minivan, and her 7-year-old granddaughter, who was a passenger, were not injured.

If you or a loved one has been seriously or fatally injured in a motorcycle accident, you should speak immediately with an Indianapolis injury attorney. An attorney can help determine your legal rights and how you can protect them.

As a service to the residents of Indianapolis and the surrounding areas, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of Indiana motor vehicle accidents that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.

Common accidents include, but are not limited to:

  • single-car accidents;
  • accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
  • accidents caused by aggressive driving or distracted drivers.

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