Motorcyclist killed while trying to evade police in Flint
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:00:40 GMT —
Last night a Michigan State Police pursuit of a motorcycle ended in a deadly crash in Flint.
At 10:40 p.m. on Thursday night, Michigan State Police troopers attempted to pull over a motorcycle for a traffic violation on Woodbridge Street near Flushing Road in Flint.
According to a release, the Michigan State Police then activated their siren and lights and signaled for the motorcycle to pull over. Instead, the motorcyclist refused to stop and went through a stop sign.
The rider then crossed into the northbound lane of traffic and collided with an oncoming vehicle.
The driver of the oncoming vehicle had no injuries as a result of the crash. The 31-year-old motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital and died.
Found at the crash site was $2900 in cash as well as a firearm.
Police are not identifying the motorcyclist at this time.