Motorcyclist dies after multiple-vehicle crash on Lee Highway


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- A motorcycle driver has died after a serious crash on Lee Highway Saturday afternoon.

According to Chattanooga Police, a Chevy Avalanche was on South Lee Highway waiting to turn left onto Ooltewah Ringgold Road.

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The Harley Davidson was on North Lee Highway in the right lane passing heavy traffic.

CPD says that the driver of the Chevy made a left turn as the Harley Davidson entered the intersection causing the motorcycle to hit them and eject the motorcycle’s driver.

The crash caused the Chevy to hit a third car, a Toyota Rav 4.

The motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say that a passenger of the Chevy Avalanche had to be extricated.

The driver of the Toyota Rav 4 was not injured.

CPD says that the driver of the Harley Davidson died from his injuries later Saturday night.

He was 51-years-old.

If you have any information about the incident contact CPD.