MARION, IA - According to KCRG, a woman has been charged for a fatal crash that killed a motorcyclist near Cottage Grove Ave SE and Highlands Ct on Wednesday.
A 60-year-old woman was heading north on Cottage Grove Ave SE when she tried to pass the vehicle in front of her and collided head-on with a 48-year-old man from Cedar Rapids riding a motorcycle around 7:06 p.m.
Authorities determined the woman was impaired due to her bloodshot eyes, smell of alcohol on her breath, and slurred speech. The woman did not submit to on-site testing. Authorities transported her to a correctional center to test her BAC, which was .109.
Authorities charged the woman with unsafe passing, OWI, and vehicular homicide.Have you been hurt in a motorcycle collision another motorist caused? If so, Tobler Law's Iowa motorcycle accident lawyers will deliver experienced legal help at the negotiating table or in the courtroom. We respond rapidly and thoroughly to protect your rights and legal claims after an accident. You can schedule a free consultation with us to review your case using our contact form or by calling 515-298-5056.