A man has been charged with aggravated DUI and reckless homicide over a crash between a car and a motorcycle that occurred in October. Tragically leaving one of the parties involved dead.
Matthew Lambert, 28, was driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol on October 10th of this year. As Mr. Lambert attempted to make a left-hand turn in front of a motorcycle the two vehicles collided with each other.
The driver of the motorcycle was seriously hurt in the accident and hospitalized, while the passenger, 46-year-old Colleen Hinkler, died from the injuries she sustained.
Police records show that Mr. Lambert’s blood alcohol content was .
103 and that he tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol metabolite, a component of cannabis when a drug screen was done of his blood.
Tragic accidents like this fatal motorcycle accident can be avoided.
Please practice safe driving. Follow all of the posted speed limits and be mindful of other drivers. Also, always remember to buckle your seat belt and wear a helmet if you’re riding on a motorcycle.
If you or someone you know has been involved in a motorcycle accident, call our Toledo, Ohio motorcycle accident attorneys for a free case evaluation and to request your FREE copy of The Ohio Motorcycle Accident Book.
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