Charles Idell Dies after Colliding with Pickup Truck in South Lake Tahoe
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA (July 27, 2022) – A man died in a motorcycle accident on Black Bart Avenue in South Lake Tahoe on Wednesday morning, July 20.
Police identified the deceased as 47-year-old Charles Idell of South Lake Tahoe.
The two vehicle accident happened around 6:48 a.m. at Hank Monk Avenue. According to the California Highway Patrol, Idell was heading northbound on Black Bart Avenue at an unknown speed just south of Hank Monk Avenue. 40-year-old local resident Jennifer Allen was making a left turn onto Black Bart Avenue southbound from Hank Monk Avenue westbound.
As Allen made the turn, Idell’s Yamaha collided with the left side of her Toyota pickup.
Idell was transported to Barton Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.
Allen sustained minor injuries and was also transported to Barton.
Both drivers were using safety equipment, police said. In addition, there were no arrests made.
However, the fatal crash is under investigation.
We offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Charles Idell.
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