The Lexington Police Department in Kentucky reported a fatal motorcycle accident in Fayette County, according to WKYT on July 6.
The accident occurred near the intersection of Nicholasville Road and Southpoint Drive at around 11:45 p.m. and resulted in the death of 35-year-old resident Clinton John, who was identified by the county coroner.
According to preliminary investigations of the case as told to local media outlet WKYT, an SUV that was heading out of Nicholasville Road turned left into the path of the motorcycle driven by John, who was ejected from his vehicle due to the force of the sudden impact. He was declared dead at the scene of the accident.
Nicholasville Road’s inbound lanes were temporarily closed to traffic at Brannon Crossing while maintenance crews cleared the area and police investigators poured over the details of the accident site to get a clear picture of what happened. Nearby residents said that this is a dangerous stretch of roadway and accidents are not uncommon.
Seventy-one-year-old Lexington, Kentucky resident Randolph Scott died from his mortal injuries sustained in an accident he had when the motorcycle he was driving in Laurel County last Wednesday, May 7 was hit by a car whose female driver abandoned the vehicle after the collision to flee into the nearby woods.
Scott was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital following the incident, and later died of multiple blunt trauma injuries, the Fayette County coroner said.
According to preliminary investigations made by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, Scott was on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and was heading north on U.S. Route 25 on the outskirts of London at around 6:00 p.m. when a Dodge Neon came into his lane from Hazel Patch Road.
The two vehicles collided, causing Scott to be thrown off his bike.
The thoughts of everyone at Wilson & McQueen, PLLC go out to the family and friends of the deceased.