For immediate release: May 21, 2022
Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Fort Avenue
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Fort Avenue early this morning.
On May 21, 2022 at 4:49 a.m., officers responded to a motorcycle crash in the 1900-block of Fort Avenue. The motorcycle was the only vehicle involved and was traveling at a high rate of speed when it left the roadway and struck a utility pole.
The driver of the motorcycle, Jermaine Lamont Jones (41), of Lynchburg, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The roadway was closed for several hours during the incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer Lucy at (434) 455-6047 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.