CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – Cleveland police search for SUV that fled the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon near Woodland Avenue and East 47th Street.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. “I’ve never seen anyone leave this Earth like that,” one witness said. The victim’s name is being withheld by authorities pending family notification.
At approximately 1 p.m., a rider on a Kawasaki motorcycle was traveling westbound on Woodland Avenue when they lost control and was thrown from the motorcycle, according to Cleveland police. A dark SUV was traveling eastbound and the motorcycle may have been thrown into the driver’s side.
People near the scene of the accident described the frantic and confused moments following the impact.
“Tears, people crying,” another witness said. “Broke them up pretty bad, really bad.”
It is unknown what caused the motorcyclist to lose control.
The unknown SUV may have stopped