Richmond Police has charged a 37-year-old motorcyclist with driving outside of restrictions, DUI and aggravated involuntary manslaughter after his passenger was killed in a collision Saturday evening. The accident took place near the 1300 block of E. Main Street around 5:00 p.m. According to the authorities, the motorcyclist was traveling on East Main Street with a female passenger when he smashed into the back of another vehicle.
The 33-year-old female passenger sustained severe injuries after being thrown from the motorcycle and was transported to VCU Medical Center. Unfortunately, she succumbed to her injuries later that night. Police were able to identify her 33-year-old Richmond resident Sarah Weeda.
The 37-year-old motorcyclist was identified as Joe Durham Jr, of Richmond, also received injuries from the accident and is in recovery. It’s very unfortunate that Sarah was killed in this motorcycle. If you or someone you know has been charged with DUI in Richmond contact our Richmond DUI attorney today for a free legal consultation.