The collision took place around p. The teenager was riding his motorcycle east on US , approaching 42nd Avenue East, when David Shanks made a left turn in front of him, the release said. Shanks' Jeep hit the teen, throwing him from his motorcycle into the intersection. The Jeep landed in a ditch on the west side of 42nd Avenue East. The teen was pronounced dead at the scene.
By Amanda Woods. A teen driver was killed and her passenger is clinging to life after their motorcycle slammed into the back of a tow truck in the Bronx, cops said. Gil and her passenger, a year-old woman, were thrown from the motorcycle and fell to the ground, hitting their heads, cops said. Both women were rushed to Lincoln Medical Center, where Gil was pronounced dead and her passenger remains in critical condition, cops said. Read Next. Good Samaritan who stepped in to stop perv fumes over susp
Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first. The vehicle, a pickup truck, drove through a stop sign and crashed into the motorcycle, said police. St-Pierre-Jolys rcmpmb continue to investigate. World Canada Local.
Motor vehicle crashes are the second leading cause of death for U. In , almost 2, teens in the United States aged 13—19 were killed, and about , were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. The risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among teens aged 16—19 than among any other age group. In fact, per mile driven, teen drivers in this age group are nearly three times as likely as drivers aged 20 or older to be in a fatal crash. Parents: Make sure you and your young driver are aware of the leading causes of teen crashes and injuries:.