Fatal Collision Involving Motorcyclist In Oak Park

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Wednesday (May 3, 2017) morning in Oak Park.

According to information provided by the Village of Oak Park, the collision involved a motorcycle and another vehicle.

An excerpt from the May 3, 2017 Oak Leaves article titled “Berwyn man killed in motorcycle crash in Oak Park“:

According to a news release from the Village of Oak Park, Juan Diaz, 27, of the 1400 block of South Kenilworth Avenue, Berwyn, was driving his motorcycle shortly after midnight Wednesday on westbound Roosevelt Road when he struck a vehicle turning east onto Roosevelt Road from Cuyler Avenue.

Witnesses told police that Diaz was “traveling at a high rate of speed” prior to the accident, police said.

During the collision, Diaz was ejected from the motorcycle.

He was taken to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood for treatment of his accident injuries.  He was pronounced dead by the Cook Couny Medical Examiner’s Office at 1:18 a.m.

The driver of the vehicle that struck Diaz was cited for failure to yield at a stop sign.  That driver, identified as Tony Williams, 41, of Chicago, was not injured during the accident.

This fatal Illinois motorcycle accident continues to be under investigation.  The Oak Park Police Department are asking those who have information regarding the accident to call 708-386-3800; anonymous tips can be made by phone at 708-434-1636 or online at www.oak-park.us/crimetip.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Oak Leaves article mentioned above as well as the May 3 CBS Chicago article (with video) titled “Man Killed In Oak Park Motorcycle Crash.”


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