Collision Between A Tractor And Motorcycle In Carroll County

There was a motorcycle accident Thursday afternoon (May 24, 2018) involving a collision between a tractor and motorcycle.  The collision occurred in Savanna, Illinois, which is in Carroll County.

An excerpt regarding the motorcycle accident, from the May 25, 2018 article titled “Man injured in motorcycle vs. tractor accident“:

At approximately 4:10 p.m., a farm tractor, driven by Keith Rath of Savanna, was making a left turn onto a private drive on Elizabeth road, north of Mount Carroll when a motorcycle driven by Loran Hoffman of Clinton, Iowa, struck the tractor while attempting to pass in a no-passing zone.

During the collision Hoffman was ejected from the motorcycle.  He was flown to OSF St. Anthony in Rockford for treatment of his accident injuries.

Rath was not injured during the crash.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Caroll County Sheriff and the Illinois State Police.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this collision between a tractor and motorcycle can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the May 25 article titled “Motorcyclist thrown from bike after trying to pass tractor in Carroll County.”


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