Columbus, OH – Justin Fisher Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Broad St
Columbus, OH (August 18, 2020) – A man was killed following a collision in Columbus involving a motorcycle and a passenger car on Sunday night, August 16. The fatal motorcycle accident occurred near the intersection of W. Broad Street and Dana Avenue at around 10:45 p.m.
According to reports from the Columbus Police Department, 40-year-old Justin Fisher from the West Side was traveling east on W. Broad Street on a 1996 Honda motorcycle at the time of the accident in the Franklinton area. At the same time, initial reports revealed that 28-year-old Conrad Iles from the Northeast Side was traveling west on W. Broad Street in a 2005 Nissan Murano.
Iles reportedly attempted to make a left turn onto Dana Avenue, resulting in a collision with Fisher’s motorcycle. Fisher was ejected from the bike and landed on the far-left lanes of W. Broad Street. He was transported to OhioHealth Grant Medical Center in critical condition.
Fisher was pronounced dead later that night at around 11:20 p.m. No other injuries were reported. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is currently underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Justin Fisher at this time.
Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in Ohio
Motorcyclists face unique risks when traveling the road of Ohio. Factors such as uneven pavement or slick roadway conditions can lead to life-threatening injuries for a rider. An overwhelming of motorcycle crashes reported across the country involve drivers making left-hand turns. According to data from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, there were 3,826 reported motorcycle collisions across the state in 2017. Of these accidents, 3,162 resulted in injuries while another 157 resulted in motorcycle fatalities.
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