Tuesday, May 06, 2008

FATAL HEAD ON CRASH IN SHEFFIELD

Sheffield Village – A crash on Route 611 in Sheffield Village Tuesday afternoon has left one man dead and another flown to Cleveland.

Sheffield Village Firefighters responded to the crash on 611, near the Backpackers shop, after a car driven by 56 year old David Mumford went left of center striking 63 year old James Fisher on his 2006 Yamaha Motorcycle. Although witnesses attempted to help Fisher immediatley his injuries were just too severe and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fisher’s motorcycle caught fire during the crash and Mumford’s car was sent into a nearby yard with heavy front end damage. Mumford was taken by Paramedics to Community Health Partners where he was later flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland with non-lifethreatening injuries.

The Sheffield Village Police Department is investigating the crash.

To see more photos from the scene: CLICK HERE

2 Comments:

Anonymous MARA B. said...

I WOULD LIKE TO SEND MY LOVE AND PRAYERS TO SALLY WHO I CALLED GRANDMA. JIM WAS AN OUTSTANDING GUY WHO WAS LOVED BY EVERYONE, HE DID ANYTHING FOR EVERYONE. HE WILL SURELY BE MISSED BY LOTS BUT HE WILL NEVER BE FORGOT. MAY YOU REST PEACEFULLY NOW AND WATCH OVER US. TO EVERYONE ELSE PLEASE SLOW DOWN AND WATCH WHEN DRIVING.

8:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My sympathy goes out to Jim's entire family. He was a wonderful neighbor and a dear friend of my grandfather. He will be deeply missed. My deepest sympathy!

8:47 PM  

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