Fall River Off-Road Biker Seriously Injured After Being Thrown In Collision With Vehicle – Fall River Reporter
Two people were cited and a motorcyclist was seriously injured after a crash Saturday afternoon in Fall River.
According to Det. sergeant. Moses Pereira, at approximately 4:45 p.m., officers responded to the area of Robeson Street and President Avenue in response to a collision between a Buick sedan and a Kawasaki dirt bike.
Witnesses at the scene reported to Officer Brendan McNerney that the operator of the Kawasaki accelerated, weaved through traffic and performed “wheelies” as it moved north on Robeson Street.
As the dirt bike approached the intersection of Robeson Street and President Avenue, the Kawasaki collided with the Buick which was turning east on President Avenue. The collision caused the driver of the Kawasaki to be ejected from the vehicle onto the roadway.
The operator of the Kawasaki, a 23-year-old man from Fall River, was taken to hospital in Rhode Island with serious but not life-threatening injuries. He was cited for negligent operation, operation of an RV on a public road, unlicensed RV, and an RV equipment violation.
A Buick passenger was transported to Charlton Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. The operator, an 89-year-old man from Westport, did not require medical attention. He received a citation for an improper turn.