Motorcyclist Dies Following Accident Near Libertyville

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday morning (August 12, 2016) near Libertyville.

According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at 11:18 a.m., as a motorcyclist was heading northbound on Milwaukee Avenue.  As he attempted to turn left onto Casey Road, he collided with a box truck traveling southbound on Milwaukee Avenue.

The motorcyclist was ejected from his motorcycle during the crash.  At the time of the collision he was not wearing a helmet.  He was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center for treatment of his accident injuries, where he died.  At this time he is being identified only as a 59-year-old man.

An excerpt from the August 12, 2016 Libertyville Review article titled “Man, 59, killed in motorcycle accident near Libertyville“:

The man’s name is not being released until family is notified. The Lake County Technical Crash Assistance Team was on the scene and investigators are talking to witnesses about what color the traffic signals were and other contributing factors, Covelli said.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Libertyville Review article mentioned above as well as the August 12 Daily Herald article titled “Motorcyclist dies in crash near Libertyville.”


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