Motorcyclist suspected of drunk driving in double fatality

Biker collided head-on with SUV.
Aaron Krause
Apr 23, 2014

A fatal crash involving two people, one of whom is suspected of drunk driving, remains under investigation, Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said.

Troopers with the patrol's Elyria post investigated the accident that happened Sunday on Ohio 57 near Mennel Road in Grafton Township.

Robert Willis, 38 and Jolene Willis, 37, both of Columbia Station, were killed as a result of the crash. Willis' motorcycle reportedly traveled left of center and was struck head-on by an SUV.

Robert Willis, the driver of the motorcycle, had a blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) of .209 percent, troopers said. The legal limit for drivers in Ohio is .08 percent. Jolene Willis, the passenger on the motorcycle, had a BAC level of .130 percent, troopers said.

Comments

TrollingMotors

Look twice, save a life...

neo.rr.com

...or don't drive a motorcycle drunk?

nikfrog

^^^Amen^^^ This was not a case of a driver not looking out for a motorcycle! Prayers to all involved!

Gone2work

More idiots on the road that shouldn't be...my thoughts will be with the SUV driver.

dearme

Why mention BAC of the passenger ? ?

coolstorybro

people like this are the ones that give bikers a bad rep! not EVERY biker is like this!! some are, yes. but some are not. so sad for everyone involed, including family members. driving while impaired is very dangerous, driving a motorcycle while impaired is deadly.