Fatal Collision Between Motorcycle And Box Truck On I-80

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon (August 14, 2016) on Interstate 80 (I-80) near Colona.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened at approximately 1:00 p.m., when a collision occurred between a box truck that was on westbound I-80 and a motorcycle that was merging onto I-80 from the Cleveland Road ramp.  The accident happened in a construction zone.

The motorcyclist died after being taken to a local hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 14, 2016 kwqc.com article titled “Fatal accident on I-80 Westbound” as well as the August 14 wqad.com article titled “Motorcyclist dead in multi-vehicle crash that closed I-80 westbound.”


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