There was a fatal truck-motorcycle collision early Friday (March 23, 2018) morning in Chicago’s Archer Heights neighborhood. Two people died as a result of the crash, which involved the motorcycle (with passenger) and a semi truck.
Details on the accident appear limited. As is often the case in Illinois motorcycle accidents, the crash involved a vehicle (in this case a semi truck) making a left-hand turn at the time of the accident. It is not clear which party was at fault for the crash.
The accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the March 23, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “2 killed when motorcycle crashes into truck in Archer Heights” as well as the March 23 WBBM NewsRadio article (with accident scene photo and video) titled “Police: 2 Killed When Motorcycle Crashes Into Truck In Archer Heights.”
An excerpt from the Sun-Times article:
At 1:16 a.m., a male was turning the truck east onto 41st Street from Pulaski when it was struck by the motorcycle, according to Chicago Police.
The male motorcyclist and his female passenger were both pronounced dead at the scene, police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said.
According to the March 27, 2018 The Herald-News article (“Plainfield graduates die in Chicago Motorcycle Crash“) the motorcyclist and passenger were identified as Jason Kenealy, 22, of Plainfield, and Lindsey Morgan Tinson, 20, of Plainfield.
Accident scene photos indicate that the motorcycle was substantially damaged during the collision.
The accident investigation is being conducted by the Chicago Police Department’s Major Accidents Investigation Unit.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago fatal truck-motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the sources mentioned above.
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