Illinois “Chain-Reaction” Crash Involving Motorcyclist

There was a motorcycle accident Friday morning on Route 154 in Perry County (Southern Illinois.)

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

According to Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened in a construction zone on Route 154 at Hitt Road at approximately 10:40 a.m.

The ISP says that the accident was a “chain-reaction” crash, in which a truck driven by Gary Lahmann of Farmington, Missouri “rear-ended” a motorcycle, which in turn hit a truck ahead of it.

The motorcyclist, identified as Timothy Wisneski of Nashville, fell to the ground during the course of the accident.

All three drivers were taken to Marshal Browning Hospital in DuQuion for treatment of accident injuries.

An excerpt from the wjbdradio.com article titled “Mt. Vernon and Nashville Men Among Those Hurt in Perry County Wreck“:

Lahmann was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the wjbdradio.com article mentioned above, as well as the April 24, 2015 kfvs12.com article titled “3 injured in crash in Perry County, IL.”

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