Motorcycle Collides With Dump Truck In Crystal Lake, Illinois

There was a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon (June 16, 2014) in Crystal Lake, Illinois.  This motorcycle accident involved a collision between a dump truck and a motorcycle.

According to Crystal Lake Police, the collision happened at approximately 1:00 p.m. at the intersection of Route 31 and Route 176.  The accident happened as a motorcyclist was driving northbound on Route 31, when a dump truck traveling south on Route 31 attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Route 176.  In doing so, the dump truck crossed immediately in front of the path of the motorcycle, and the motorcycle and dump truck collided.

The motorcyclist, identified as Andrzej Grygorowicz, 53, of Schaumburg, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Centegra Hospital in McHenry.

The driver of the dump truck was identified as Leoncio Quezada, 59, of Wheeling.  He was cited for failure to yield when turning left at an intersection.   He was not injured during the accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 16, 2014 Daily Herald article titled “Motorcyclist struck by dump truck in Crystal Lake” as well as the June 17 Huntley Patch article titled “Man Injured in Motorcycle, Dump Truck Crash in Crystal Lake.”


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