Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Highland Park, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday night (April 24, 2015) in Highland Park, a northern suburb of Chicago.

Details on the motorcycle accident, and especially its causes, appear limited at this time.

According to Highland Park Police, the accident happened at approximately 7:00 p.m., as a motorcyclist was riding westbound on Walker Avenue, just north of Fort Sheridan Avenue.  At that time, the motorcycle collided with a passenger car heading northbound on Fort Sheridan Avenue.

The motorcyclist was taken to NorthShore Highland Park Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries, and he was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m.  The man was identified as Nazar Petriv, 21, of Chicago.

The three people traveling in the car were not hurt during the accident.

The investigation is ongoing.

Additional information concerning this fatal motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the April 25, 2015 Highland Park News article titled “Chicago motorcyclist killed in Highland Park accident” as well as April 25 Highland Park Patch article titled “Chicago Man Dies in Friday Night Motorcycle Accident in Highland Park.”


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