Motorcyclist dies in crash after fleeing traffic stop near Goodlettsville
Metro Police said the motorcycle was initially pulled over for speeding when it took off.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A motorcyclist has died from injuries sustained in a crash with a pickup truck on Monday night northwest of Nashville.
According to Metro Nashville Police, 62-year-old Hiram Drake was operating a Harley Davidson FLS on Dickerson Pike when Goodlettsville Police attempted to pull him over for speeding.
During the traffic stop, Drake took off on the motorcycle and rode through a red light at the intersection of Dickerson Pike and Bell Grimes Lane. Drake’s Harley then slammed into a Ford F-150 pickup truck on the front driver’s side. He was transported to Skyline Medical Center where he later died.
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