Carroll County Motorcycle Accident Injures Motorcyclist And Passenger

There was a Carroll County motorcycle accident Wednesday (July 4, 2018) morning in Shannon, Illinois.  The accident involved a collision between a car and motorcycle.

Carroll County Sheriff’s Department Deputies responded to the accident at 11:32 a.m. The accident scene was at the intersection of Route 72 and Shannon Road.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the July 4, 2018 article titled “Motorcycle vs. car accident in Carroll County sends two to hospital“:

Police say a car traveling south on Shannon Road stopped at a stop sign then pulled into the intersection – right into the path of a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, Gordon Vaughn, 58, of Mount Morris, was airlifted to Mercyhealth in Rockford. His passenger, Peggy Janssen, 59, of Mount Morris, went to Mercyhealth by ambulance. Their conditions aren’t known.

The driver of the car was identified as Mackenzie Wagner, 25, of Freeport.  She was not injured during the collision. An excerpt from the July 4 article titled “Two injured in motorcycle accident on Route 72“:

Wagner was issued a citation for failure to yield at a stop intersection.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Carroll County motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the articles mentioned above.


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