Authorities said Sankey was traveling westbound on Parkway East approaching Fourth Avenue when a motorist in the opposing lane turned left in front of him. Sankey collided with the passengers side of the vehicle.
He was taken to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 8:29 p.m. The crash remains under investigation by Birmingham police.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – The victim in a fatal motorcycle accident Tuesday night has been identified.
The Jefferson County Coroners Office says Cedrick Mandrell Sankey, 21, of Birmingham died in the crash.
The accident happened at the intersection of Parkway East and 4th Avenue. The coroners office said Sankey was traveling on Parkway East when a vehicle turned left in front of him causing him to hit the passenger side.