Earlier this week in Frederick County, one motorcyclist lost his life when he ran into a truck that turned in front of him. According to a report by a local news source, the fatal truck accident occurred shortly after 5 a.m. on southbound Route 15 at North Franklinville Road in Thurmont.
Evidently, a trash truck was heading from North Franklinville Road across the southbound lanes of Route 15 when he cut off the motorcyclist. The biker had no time to react and ran into the rear driver’s side of the truck. Minutes after the accident, the motorcyclist was pronounced dead by emergency responders.
Police believe that neither speed nor alcohol was involved in the accident, and the driver of the garbage truck admits that he just didn’t see the motorcyclist coming when he decided to pull out into the road. It is unclear if the driver will face any criminal charges for his involvement in the accident.