CLEVELAND — Editor’s Note: The above video is from a previously published, unrelated story
The Cleveland Division of Police is asking for the public’s help in locating the vehicle and driver involved in a fatal accident on the city’s east side.
According to reports, a 49-year-old man was riding his Kawasaki motorcycle westbound on Woodland Avenue at approximately 1:00 p.m. A dark blue or black SUV was headed eastbound on Woodland.
Police say for reasons unknown, the man operating the motorcylce lost control and was ejected, possibly into the driver’s side of the SUV. The SUV may have stopped briefly, but it left the scene of the crash going eastbound on Woodland Avenue. It went through the Hanini Gas Station parking lot at 5307 Woodland Ave., before turning northbound onto East 55th Street.
The motorcyclist killed in the crash has not yet been identified.
The Cleveland Division of Police has provided photos of the SUV. If you have any information about this incident or who may have been driving the vehicle, please call police at 216-621-1234. Anonymous information can be provided via Crimestoppers by calling 216-25-CRIME.
This is a developing story. Stay with 3News for more details as they become available.