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Man killed in Downtown motorcycle crash

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Posted at 3:15 PM, Oct 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-16 15:15:24-04

CINCINNATI — A man is dead after crashing his motorcycle on Fort Washington Way near Interstate 471, according to police.

Shortly after 1 p.m. Friday afternoon, emergency crews responded to a reported crash on the ramp from eastbound Fort Washington Way/US-50 to southbound I-471. Authorities closed the ramp while emergency crews worked.

The parking lot where police said a motorcyclist fell from the ramp above. (Ron Fischer/WCPO)

Officers on the scene said the motorcyclist lost control of the vehicle on the ramp above, hit the wall and was thrown from the motorcycle, falling approximately 40 feet onto a parking lot below the ramp on Eggleston Avenue near Third Street.

Police did not identify the motorcyclist.

No other information was immediately available. Check back with WCPO for updates.

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WCPO photographer Ron Fischer contributed to this report.