MILWAUKEE -- A 30-year-old motorcyclist was killed and his passenger was injured after a crash involving an SUV Saturday afternoon, May 5. It happened near 11th and Madison shortly after 1:30 p.m.
According to the Milwaukee Police Department, the 30-year-old was driving his motorcycle on 11th Street, and a 35-year-old woman was driving an SUV on West Madison Street. Police said the woman stopped at a stop sign facing westbound, when the motorcycle crashed into her vehicle.
The driver of the motorcycle was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries. His passenger, a 22-year-old woman, suffered serious injuries.
The driver of the SUV was not injured. She remained on scene and police said she is cooperating with the investigation.
Police said a preliminary investigation has revealed the motorcyclist may have been speeding at the time of the crash.
The investigation is ongoing.