Motorcyclist accused of leaving severely injured passenger behind after crash facing charges

Derrick Edward Temple, 34, is charged with failure to stop and render aid.

April 24, 2012 2:19:59 PM PDT
Charges have been filed against a man accused of leaving his severely injured motorcycle passenger behind after a crash.

Derrick Edward Temple is charged with failure to stop and render aid. According to court documents, Temple was riding a motorcycle with Kristal Frederick as his passenger when he crashed on March 30. Temple is accused of jumping on his friend's motorcycle and leaving the scene moments after.

Frederick suffered a severe head injury and later died at a hospital.

Temple, 34, was arrested by Pasadena police. Bond has been set at $5,000.


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