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Police: Motorcyclist killed after speeding away from would-be Chesterfield traffic stop

Posted at 12:55 PM, Mar 22, 2023

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A motorcyclist was killed in a Wednesday morning crash near the intersection of Hull Street Road and Price Club Boulevard, according to Chesterfield Police.

The name of the deceased has not yet been released.

"Around 9 a.m., police received reports that a motorcycle was driving recklessly and illegally passing vehicles on Hicks Road. Officers later spotted the same motorcycle, a 2007 Honda CBR600RR, heading east on Hull Street Road," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson wrote in an email. " An officer initiated a traffic stop and the motorcycle fled at a high rate of speed. The officer did not pursue the motorcycle."

Police said the motorcycle then hit a 2011 GMC Terrain as the SUV pulled out of a parking lot.

"The motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital, where they died as a result of their injuries," police said.

The investigation into the crash remained ongoing, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to call Chesterfield Police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

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