City: Columbus, Ohio
County: Franklin, Ohio
Date of Accident: September 5, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Cycle Accident – 2007 Yamaha
A 25-year-old man, Godfrey Cornelius of Rockbridge, Ohio, lost his life in an early morning motorcycle crash that occurred in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, on September 9, 2013 at approximately 3:33 am. Reports from the OSHP are that the man was driving a 2007 Yamaha YFR motorcycle, north on North Hamilton Road, when the motorcycle allegedly struck a guardrail head on at the intersection of East Dublin-Granville Road and North Hamilton Road. The Columbus Police Accident Investigation unit is investigating. His body was transported by CFD Medical.
There were a total of 2,651 accidents which involved median barriers with 830 which resulted in injuries. In 2011, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, whose population was 711,470, suffered 53 fatal crashes of 4,718 in 2011. Crashes that were caused by drivers traveling at unsafe speed in 2011 were 4, 778 that caused injuries. Crashes that occurred when it was dark not lighted were 479. Those accidents, which involved a traffic signal in 2010, were 14,038, which resulted in injuries. Motorcycle accidents were 3,430 which resulted in injuries in 2010.
Motorcycle accident victims in Prairie, Columbus or Bexley, Ohio, area, please call the Franklin County, Ohio, wrongful death lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243.