Motorcycle rider dies after collision with car in Racine, police call for witnesses

RACINE (WITI) -- A 27-year-old motorcycle rider died from severe injuries after a collision with a car in Racine on Friday morning, May 15th.

The collision happened at the intersection of Ohio St. and Ridgeway Ave. just before 7 a.m.  Officials say the preliminary investigation indicates the motorcycle was operating north on Ohio St. when it struck the vehicle entering the intersection at Ridgeway.

The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to assist The Racine Police Department in the investigation of the accident.

Racine Police traffic investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this accident. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit at 262-635-7816. You may also contact Crimestoppers at 262-636-9330, or by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.