KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man is in custody after crash near Broadway Boulevard and West 42nd Street left another man dead.
Kansas City police are investigating after a white Nissan Maxima made a U-turn in front of northbound traffic on Broadway Boulevard causing a Piaggio Aprilia motorcycle to hit the back left side of the Nissan, ejecting the motorcyclist from their seat just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday night.
Police have identified the victim as 39-year-old Donald K Lane II of Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
Lane was thrown off from the motorcycle and transported to a local hospital where he died shortly after arriving from his injuries.
According to police, the driver of the Nissan drove off the roadway after the collision and made his way back to the roadway and drove away from the scene.
He then parked his vehicle a few blocks away and returned on foot where witnesses identified him and he was taken into custody.
Police are investigating the driver for impairment.