Woman dies after motorcycle crash on city’s southeast side

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) –Police have identified the woman who was killed in a motorcycle crash on the city’s southeast side on Saturday morning.

According to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department dispatchers, the crash happened just before 11 a.m. on Acton Road and Southeastern Avenue, which is near the I-74 on ramp.

Police said a car was heading westbound on Southeastern attempting to go south on Acton and the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Southeastern. The car then attempted a left-hand turn and hit the motorcycle.

A man and woman were on the motorcycle at the time of the crash. Both were wearing helmets.

Teresa Wilson, 59, of Indianapolis, was taken to Eskenazi in critical condition and died shortly after arriving at the hospital. Police said the driver of the motorcycle sustained serious leg injuries and was also transported to Eskenazi.

The driver of the car was not injured. Police said the driver was cooperative with investigators and submitted to a blood draw, which is required by law in serious bodily injury/fatal accidents.

At this time, investigators don’t suspect alcohol or drugs to be a factor in the crash.




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