Motorcycle Accident In Palatine, Illinois

There was a motorcycle accident today (August 27, 2014) in Palatine, Illinois.

According to Palatine Police, this motorcycle accident happened shortly before 1:00 p.m. as a motorcyclist was traveling northbound on Hicks Road.  As he approached Dundee Road, a car attempted to make a right-hand turn out of a Jewel parking lot onto Hicks, and the motorcycle and car collided.

The motorcyclist, identified as a 64-year-old Naperville man, was taken to Lutheran General Hospital with injuries that included head trauma.  His injuries were considered to be “potentially life-threatening.”

The driver of the car, identified as a 23-year-old man from Hoffman Estates, was not injured during the accident.

An excerpt from the August 27, 2014 Palatine Patch article titled “Naperville Man Seriously Injured in Palatine Motorcycle Crash“:

The case is being investigated by the Palatine Police Department and the Serious Traffic Accident Reconstruction (S.T.A.R.) Team, a multi-jurisdictional crash investigation assistance team comprised of crash reconstruction specialists from Palatine and neighboring police departments.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Palatine Patch article seen above as well as the August 28 Naperville Sun article titled “Naperville man hurt in Palatine motorcycle crash.”

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