An Edens Expressway motorcycle crash occurred around midnight. This Edens Expressway motorcycle crash involved a collision between a group of motorcycle riders and another vehicle.
The crash happened on the Edens Expressway near Glenview Road and caused various parts of the Edens to be closed in the early morning hours of Thursday, August 13, 2020.
An excerpt regarding this Edens Expressway motorcycle crash, from the August 13, 2020 abc7chicago.com article titled “5 hurt after motorcycles, vehicle towing trailer crash on Edens Expressway…“:
Around midnight a group of motorcyclists were traveling at a high rate of speed on the inbound Edens near Glenview Road when one of them hit a vehicle towing a trailer, causing the car to lose control and hit the wall, police said.
At least three people on motorcycles crashed, police said. They were all transported to Evanston Hospital in critical condition after being thrown from their motorcycles. They included a 27-year-old Chicago man, 24-year-old Elk Grove Village man and a 28-year-old Chicago woman.
The two men inside the vehicle were also taken to Evanston Hospital for treatment of their injuries. According to the Illinois State Police, they were in good condition.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.
Excessive speed has been a cause of many motorcycle crashes. Traveling at excessive speed carries many heightened risks for motorcyclists.
It is considered a “risky” riding behavior. Many of these “risky” riding behaviors are further discussed on the “High-Risk Motorcyclist Actions” page. The risky behaviors listed on that page are often seen as a cause of motorcycle crashes. Many Illinois motorcycle crashes of these types have been summarized on this site. These wrecks have caused different types of serious injuries, including many that have been serious if not fatal in nature.
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