Woman dies in alcohol-related motorcycle crash on I-480

Posted at 1:30 PM, Sep 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-05 13:30:31-04

A woman died after she was ejected from the back of a three-wheel motorcycle that crashed into the back of a Ford Escape Monday afternoon.

Police said the 38-year-old driver of the Can-Am motorcycle was speeding and driving recklessly on Interstate 480 eastbound near State Road when he collided with the SUV.

The victim, identified as 32-year-old Angela Valentine, was ejected from the back of the bike and landed in the road. She was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

Police say alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The driver of the motorcycle has charges pending, police said.