Motorcyclist died after hitting light pole in SW DC

A motorcyclist died after hitting a light pole in the District on Thursday.

Police say 21-year-old Vincent Lucas was traveling fast southbound in the 4600 block of Martin Luther King Avenue in Southwest when he lost control of the motorcycle and hit a light pole.

Lucas was ejected from the motorcycle and came to a rest in the roadway in an unconscious state.

D.C. Fire and EMS responded to the scene and performed CPR on the victim.

He was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead.

This case remains under investigation.  The Metropolitan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case to call the police at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.


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