Fatal Loss Of Control Motorcycle Crash On Kennedy Expressway Exit Ramp

There was a fatal loss of control motorcycle crash Saturday (July 21, 2018) night in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.  As seen in many crashes in 2018 – including those that caused fatalities – loss of motorcycle control continues to be a very common cause of serious crashes this year.

This crash happened on a Kennedy Expressway exit ramp in Logan Square.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the July 23, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed in crash on Kennedy ramp in Logan Square“:

Donald L. Hay, 50, was driving a black 1991 Harley-Davidson motorcycle at 9:35 p.m. on the ramp from southbound I-90 to California Avenue when he lost control and was thrown from the bike, according to Illinois State Police. He was then hit and dragged by a 2006 Chevrolet SUV on the ramp.

Hay, who lived in Logan Square, was declared dead after being taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center.  A subsequent autopsy determined that he died of multiple injuries from the accident.

The driver and passenger in the SUV were not hurt in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal loss of control motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.


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