Des Moines Police Looking for SUV after Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Photo: Des Moines Police Department

(Des Moines, IA) -- Des Moines Police are looking for the driver of an SUV after a fatal crash involving a motorcycle.

The crash occurred just before 11 a.m. at SE 3rd Street and Watrous Avenue. The motorcyclist, identified as an adult male, was critically injured. Medics transported the man to the hospital, where he later died.

Police say the pictured SUV was near the motorcycle at the time of the crash. The vehicle left the scene, westbound on Watrous Avenue. Police believe the driver has information relating to the cause of the crash.

Anyone with information relating to the vehicle is being asked to contact the Des Moines Police Department Traffic Unit at (515) 323-8373.

Sergeant Paul Parizek says this is the seventh traffic-related fatality of 2022.

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