|Motorcycle, SUV collision claims the life of local man|
|Wednesday, April 4, 2012|
By PATRICK HALL
An investigation is continuing into a head-on collision that claimed the life of a Lebanon man.
No charges have been filed in the accident that occurred at approximately 12:05 p.m., Wednesday, April 4, involving a motorcycle and SUV on Meadowlane Drive.Marqesheo F. Gilliam, 24, of Lebanon, was headed eastbound on Meadowlane Drive on a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle when he struck a 2005 Nissan Pathfinder driven by Sue C. Carmack, 55, also of Lebanon, said Lebanon Police Chief Scott Bowen.
Bowen said it was determined the Pathfinder, driving westbound on Meadowlane Drive, turned into the path of the motorcycle. Gilliam’s motorcycle struck the front of the vehicle and he was thrown from the motorcycle, which landed atop the SUV.
Gilliam was transported to University Medical Center by a Wilson County Emergency Management Agency ambulance where he was then to be taken by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was pronounced deceased at UMC.
Officers from Lebanon Police Department are investigating to determine if speed was a factor in the crash. Officer Steve Green of the LPD’s Crash Reconstruction Team is handling the investigation.
This story was reported first by The Post online, Wednesday, April 4.