One killed in motorcycle-SUV crash in Grand Island
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island man has died after a motorcycle-SUV accident Monday night.
Grand Island Police said it happened at the intersection of South Locust and Woodland Drive around 7:30 p.m.
Captain Jim Duering said two motorcycles were racing southbound down South Locust at excessive rate of speed. He said at the same time a 2017 GMC Yukon, northbound on Locust, was turning left onto Woodland Drive when one of the motorcyclists collided with the Yukon.
The rider, identified as Mark Miller, Jr., 29, of Grand Island, was ejected from his motorcycle, suffering severe injuries. He was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.
Police said they don’t believe the driver of the Yukon was at fault, saying the driver would not have had enough time to access the speed of the motorcycles to avoid a collision.
GIPD is looking for the second rider who was on a red motorcycle. The motorcyclist spoke with a witness at the scene but left before police arrived.
If you have any information, you can contact police at 308-385-5400.
South Locust was shut down for several hours.
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