Last night at about 9:20 p.m., Troopers from State Police-Medford responded to a motorcycle crash on Fellsway North in Medford that resulted in the death of the operator and seriously injured the passenger.
Preliminary investigation indicates a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle being operated by, ENZO VNICIUS, 29, of Malden, popped the front tire off the roadway. VNICIUS then lost control of the motorcycle and struck the right rear corner of a parked van, ejecting both he and his passenger.
VNICIUS struck a tree and was determined deceased on scene. His passenger, a 31-year-old female from Somerville, was thrown onto the sidewalk and was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by Troop A of the Massachusetts State Police along with the Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section (CARS), and Crime Scene Services Section (CSSS). Troopers were assisted on scene by the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.