Fatal Early-Morning Kennedy Expressway Motorcycle Crash

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early this morning (Saturday, April 18, 2015) on Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94).

Details on the accident – and especially its causes – appear somewhat limited at this time.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the motorcycle crash happened at approximately 1:10 a.m. on I-90/94 near Grand Avenue.  The accident only involved the motorcycle; no other vehicles were involved.

The motorcyclist was identified as  Victor Martinez, 29, of Ellis, Wisconsin.

An excerpt from the April 18, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “Wisconsin man killed in motorcycle crash on Kennedy Expressway,” quoting an ISP spokeswoman:

Martinez was southbound on the Kennedy at Hubbard’s Cave when he lost control and was ejected, she said.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above.


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