Fatal I-80 Motorcycle Crash In Lansing

There was a fatal motorcycle crash Thursday night (September 22, 2016) on Interstate 80 in Lansing.  This crash involved a motorcycle loss of control.

According to the Lake County (IN) Coroner’s Office and the Illinois State Police (ISP) the motorcycle crash happened near mile marker 167.75, as the motorcyclist was heading westbound.  At approximately 7:00 p.m., the motorcyclist lost control and crashed.

An exerpt from the nwitimes.com article of September 23, 2016, titled “Hammond man dies after motorcycle crash on I-80“:

Wieslaw Bieszczad, 52, was riding a motorcycle west at a high rate of speed about 7 p.m. when he lost control and crashed, Illinois State Police said. No other vehicles were involved.

Bieszczad was taken to Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospital in Hammond for treatment of his accident injuries.  According to the Lake County (IN) Coroner’s Office, he was pronounced dead at 7:55 p.m.  The cause of death was reported to be blunt force trauma in a motor vehicle accident.

A traffic accident investigation continues.

Additional details regarding this fatal Illinois motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the nwitimes.com article mentioned above, as well as the September 23 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed in I-80 crash in Lansing.”


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