List of deaths by motorcycle accident

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This article is about Motorcycling fatalities on public roads.. For fatalities in motorcycle racing see, see Deaths in motorcycle racing.

This is a list of people with Wikipedia articles who died in a motorcycle accident on public roads.

Road accident[edit]

The following people with biographies in Wikipedia died in road accidents on motorcycles:

Name Death Age Nationality Notability Make-model Displacement (cc) Accident location Details Source
Lawrence, T. E.T. E. Lawrence May 18, 1935 46  Great Britain soldier, writer. Brough Superior SS100 Wareham, Dorset [1]
Wilkinson, BlueyBluey Wilkinson July 27, 1940 28  Australia speedway rider
Fariña, RichardRichard Fariña April 30, 1966 29 musician
Allman, DuaneDuane Allman October 29, 1971 24 American musician Harley-Davidson Sportster Macon, Georgia
Gabelich, GaryGary Gabelich January 26, 1984 43 land speed record holder San Pedro, Los Angeles [2]
McRoy, JasonJason McRoy November 26, 1971 23 Downhill mountain bike rider Harley Davidson A628, Derbyshire [nb 1] [3]
Conrad, PetePete Conrad July 8, 1999 69  United States third person to walk on the Moon 1996 Harley-Davidson Ojai, California [nb 2] [4][5]
Abe, NorifumiNorifumi Abe October 7, 2007 32  Japan Motorcycle racer Yamaha XP 500 TMAX maxi-scooter 500 Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan [nb 3] [6][7]
Bourdon, LucLuc Bourdon May 29, 2008 21  Canada NHL Defensive prospect, 1st round pick of the Vancouver Canucks 2009 Suzuki GSX-R1000 1000 [8][9][10]
Pininfarina, AndreaAndrea Pininfarina August 7, 2008 51  Italy engineer and manager, CEO of Pininfarina Vespa GT60 scooter 250 Cambiano, Turin [nb 4] [11] Conditions at the time of the accident were very foggy.[12]
Kuroi, AtsushiAtsushi Kuroi February 1, 2010 40  Japan [13][14]
Lucker, MitchMitch Lucker October 31, 2012 28  United States former frontman of the band Suicide Silence Huntington Beach, California, United States
Hassanein, AhmedAhmed Hassanein February 19, 1946 Egyptian courtier and explorer
Oakley, BerryBerry Oakley November 11, 1972 American musician 1967 Triumph Macon, Georgia Three blocks from where fellow Allman Brothers Band member Duane Allman had his fatal motorcycle accident [15]
Rich, DonDon Rich July 17, 1974 musician (Buck Owens and the Buckaroos)
Gassoff, BobBob Gassoff May 27, 1977 ice hockey player
Armstrong, RegReg Armstrong 1979 Irish motorcycle racer
de Silva, StanleyStanley de Silva April 12, 1980 Sri Lankan cricketer
Gardner, JohnJohn Gardner September 14, 1982 American novelist
Coluche, born Michel Colucci June 19, 1986 French comedian
Mannakee, BarryBarry Mannakee 14 May 1987 British Royal Protection Squad bodyguard and alleged lover of Diana, Princess of Wales Suzuki 400 Woodford, London Death claimed by Diana to have been arranged by security services [16][17]
Niccolò Galli February 10, 2001 Italian footballer
Kirby, AndyAndy Kirby July 18, 2002 NASCAR Busch Series Driver 1985 Harley-Davidson White House, Tennessee [18]
Sofuoğlu, BahattinBahattin Sofuoğlu October 25, 2002 Turkish motorcycle racer
Milward, SimonSimon Milward March 4, 2005 humanitarian motorcyclist Mali
Norberto Napolitano "Pappo" February 24, 2005 Argentinian rock musician
Hasan, SajjadulSajjadul Hasan March 16, 2007 Bangladeshi cricketer
Rana, Manjural IslamManjural Islam Rana March 16, 2007 Bangladeshi cricketer
Corrales, DiegoDiego Corrales March 16, 2007 16 March 2007
Gilmullin, LenarLenar Gilmullin June 22, 2007 Russian footballer - Lawrence, T. E.T. E. Lawrence May 18, 1935 46  Great Britain soldier, writer. Brough Superior SS100 Wareham, Dorset [1]

Stunt accident[edit]

Testing accident[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "T.E. Lawrence, To Arabia and back". BBC. Retrieved 16 August 2012
  2. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2457&dat=19840127&id=eyg0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=CeEIAAAAIBAJ&pg=2540,4130331
  3. ^ By BikeRadar. "In memory of Jason McRoy". BikeRadar. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  4. ^ "Third Man to Walk on Moon Dies in Motorcycle Accident". NASA. July 9, 1999. 
  5. ^ Wren, Christopher S. (1999-07-10). "Pete Conrad, 69, the Third Man to Walk on the Moon, Dies After a Motorcycle Crash". The New York Times. 
  6. ^ "Yamaha Release On Norick Abe's Death". SuperbikePlanet.com. Retrieved 2007-10-08. 
  7. ^ "'Legendary rider’ Norick Abe dies in motorbike, truck collision". Japan News Review. Retrieved 2007-10-08. 
  8. ^ The Canadian Press (2008-06-02). "Funeral For NHL Player Luc Bourdon". CityNews (Toronto). Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  9. ^ "Canucks rookie Bourdon, 21, killed in motorcycle crash". ESPN. Associated Press. 2008-05-29. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 
  10. ^ Pynn, Larry (2008-05-29). "Bourdon's death saddens hometown fans, family". Vancouver Sun (Vancouver). Retrieved 2008-05-29. 
  11. ^ "Designerlegende Pininfarina ist tot". Spiegel Online. 2008-08-07. Archived from the original on 10 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-10.  Translation
  12. ^ "Andrea Pininfarina Dies in Turin Road Accident". Corrierre.it. 
  13. ^ http://speedhunters.com/archive/2010/02/02/news-gt-gt-rip-atsushi- kuroi.aspx
  14. ^ Motor Mavens (2010-02-02). "NEWSWORTHY> Farewell, Atsushi Kuroi – MotorMavens | Car Culture and Photography". Motormavens.com. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  15. ^ R. Gary Patterson (2008), Take a Walk on the Dark Side: Rock and Roll Myths, Legends, and Curses, Simon and Schuster, p. 44, ISBN 9781439103647 
  16. ^ Conspiracy theorists feast on inquiry into death of Diana's minder The Independent, Retrieved 1 November 2007
  17. ^ William Langley (12 December 2004), "The Mannakee File", The Daily Telegraph (London) 
  18. ^ BUSCH: Andy Kirby killed in accident, motorsport.com, July 20, 2002 
  19. ^ "FMX rider Jim McNeil dies". ESPN. 2011-11-07. Retrieved 2011-11-18. 
  20. ^ Matthew Miles (23 January 2013), Rest in Peace, Kevin Ash / British journalist killed in crash at BMW R1200GS press launch, Cycle World, retrieved 2013-01-24 
  1. ^ collision with a lorry
  2. ^ Veered off road and crashed.
  3. ^ Collision with a lorry, who made an illegal u-turn in front of him, when he was riding his motorcycle.
  4. ^ a car driven by a 78 year old man maneuvered from a side street around a parked lorry and pulled directly in front of Mr. Pininfarina.