Motorcyclist Killed When He Strikes Car Turning Into Karl's Restaurant In Hixson

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

A motorcyclist was killed when he struck a car that was turning into Karl's Restaurant in Hixson on Tuesday morning.

The victim on the Harley Davidson was Thomas Allison, 55.

The driver of the GMC vehicle was James Webb, 86.

The wreck happened at 5:55 a.m. in the 5100 block of Hixson Pike. 

The motorcyclist was traveling north on Hixson Pike in the right lane.

The GMC was in the center turn lane in front of Karl’s Restaurant. It made a left turn from Hixson Pike south with the intention of turning into Karl’s.

The motorcyclist was thrown from the cycle after hitting the car. He was declared dead at the scene by Hamilton County EMS.

The driver of the GMC said he never saw the motorcycle before making his turn. He remained on the scene and cooperated with police.

The investigation was continuing.


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