Pleasant, OH – Joshua Kimbler Killed in Motorcycle Crash at Norton & Johnson Rd

Pleasant, OH – Joshua Kimbler Killed in Motorcycle Crash at Norton & Johnson Rd

Pleasant, OH (September 22, 2020) – Two people reportedly died after a motorcycle accident near Pleasant Township on Saturday, September 19, according to reports from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. 

Initial reports revealed that the accident occurred near the intersection of Norton Road and Johnson Road at around 1:30 p.m. that afternoon. Three vehicles were reportedly involved in the accident. A 2012 Ford F-150 pickup truck veered left on the roadway, colliding with a 2013 Subaru Crosstrek and a 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Both the operator and the passenger of the motorcycle were taken to Doctors West Hospital where they were later pronounced dead. The deceased victims were identified as 43-year-old Joshua Kimbler and 40-year-old Donielle Barker. No other injuries were reported. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local authorities. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of Joshua Kimbler and Donielle Barker at this time.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Ohio

Pleasant, OH - Joshua Kimbler Killed in Motorcycle Crash at Norton & Johnson RdRiding a motorcycle is a wonderful pastime that provides riders with a unique set of freedom. However, with that freedom comes an increased risk of serious injury. Each year, motorcycle accidents are over-represented in national roadway fatalities. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that nearly 80% of motorcycle collisions result in fatality or injury, and riders are nearly 27 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries in the event of an accident. 

The pain, grief, and emotional trauma associated with the death of a family member can be overwhelming, especially if the accident was caused by a negligent or reckless driver. Families involved in Ohio wrongful death cases often suffer from serious financial losses, both immediately and in the future, that require the help of a qualified wrongful death attorney. Some of these losses include the deceased’s medical care, burial costs, and lost future earnings. Family members who have lost a loved one often do not know what to do in order to recover the compensation they deserve. 

An experienced Ohio wrongful death attorney can explain your rights and help you through the process of filing a Cincinnati wrongful death lawsuit to pursue the compensation that you deserve after the loss of a loved one. The legal team at is here to fight for your legal rights and make sure you get justice for your lost loved one while ensuring that the responsible party is held accountable. If you have lost a loved one due to another’s negligence, contact us today at (513)769-0840 to discuss your case with an attorney who cares. 

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