For Immediate Release: March 17, 2022
Vehicle vs. Motorcycle Crash on Rivermont Avenue
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a vehicle vs. motorcycle crash in the 2400 block of Rivermont Avenue.
On March 17, 2022 at 4:30 pm, officers from the Lynchburg Police Department responded to the 2400 block of Rivermont Avenue in reference to a vehicle crash. Officers determined that a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Rivermont Avenue and attempted to turn onto Norfolk Avenue. When it made this left turn, it pulled in front and struck a motorcycle that was traveling westbound on Rivermont Avenue. Medics from the Lynchburg Fire Department arrived and began life saving measures on the driver of the motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle, a 42-year-old male, was transported to the Lynchburg General Hospital and is currently listed in critical condition. The driver of the vehicle, a 23-year old male, was charged with reckless driving.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer M. Bauserman of the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455- 6047.