Update: Serious Motorcyle Collision – West Beltline Boulevard

By September 19, 2019 News

The Columbia Police Department’s (CPD) Traffic Safety Unit (TSU) has cited a 38-year-old male driver with failing to yield the right of way and causing a collision with a motorcyclist this morning.

4233 West Beltline Boulevard | 9/19/19

The incident happened shortly before 9:00 a.m. at 4233 West Beltline Boulevard.  The preliminary investigation indicates that the 52-year-old motorcycle rider was traveling west on West Beltline when a pickup truck, traveling east was making a left turn.

The truck driver is accused of failing to yield to the motorcyclist and hitting the left side of the vehicle. The impact caused life-threatening injuries to the rider.  The victim was taken to a local hospital with traumatic leg and other injuries.