EUCLID, Ohio — Euclid police are looking for a Jeep driver who fled a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on Euclid Avenue Monday.
Earlier Monday, police said a portion of Euclid Avenue was closed for the next several hours as crews investigate the crash.
Euclid Ave. CLOSED in Euclid for fatal accident between E. 222 and Chardon for next few hours. pic.twitter.com/QIrRTjPwNL— EuclidPD (@Euclid_PD) July 19, 2021
Euclid police responded to a fatal crash involving a Jeep and a motorcycle on Euclid Avenue between East 214th Street and East 222nd Street Monday.
At approximately 4:50 a.m., the driver struck a motorcycle in a Jeep before fleeing on foot.
A 36-year-old driver, later identified as Jamieil J. Matthews, of Euclid, of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.
A News 5 photojournalist was at the scene of a crash where the Jeep was on fire on top of a motorcycle.
A fatal crash has Euclid Avenue closed between E214 and E222. Jeep on fire on top of a motorcycle. Very long scene. No info as to what happened here. Euclid Police will have this closed for a very long time as they investigate. pic.twitter.com/xokdJzpaO4— Mike Vielhaber (@MVielhaber) July 19, 2021
Anyone with information to identify the driver is asked to contact police at 216-731-1234.
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