Motorcyclist Dies Following West Town Accident

A motorcyclist has died ten days after a crash in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood.

Details on the accident are somewhat limited.  The cause and fault of the crash do not appear to be disclosed at this time.

According to Chicago Police, the crash involved a collision between a motorcycle and another vehicle at 12:23 a.m. August 19, 2017.  The accident scene was at Chicago and May.

The motorcyclist, identified as Michael John Westby, 33, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was hurt and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.  According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, he died from his accident injuries on August 29, 2017.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 31, 2017 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man dies 10 days after West Town crash.”  Obituary information for Michael John Westby can be found at this link.

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