Document: Man Dies After Traffic Accident

A victim from an Oct. 16 traffic accident succumbed to their injuries.

A Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) investigation revealed that on Oct.16 at 10:30 a.m. a Yamaha TT-R215 dirt bike was travelling at a high rate of speed in the 4700 block of Southern Avenue, SE, at the same time as a Chevrolet Equinox. The driver of the dirt bike struck the passenger door of the Chevrolet vehicle as it attempted to make a left turn onto Boones Hill Road. The impact caused the driver of the dirt bike to be ejected, according to the press release.

The driver of the dirt bike, 21-year-old Shaun Robinson Jr, was taken to a local hospital where on Oct. 18, he succumbed to his injuries, according to the press release.