Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Chicago’s West Lawn Neighborhood

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday afternoon (November 24, 2017) in Chicago’s West Lawn neighborhood.  As is the case in many fatal motorcycle accidents, the accident involved a car that made a left-hand turn in front of an oncoming motorcycle, and the motorcycle hit the car.

According to information provided by the Chicago Police Department, the crash happened in the 6900 block of South Pulaski, as a vehicle driven by an 82-year-old woman was driving southbound at approximately 12:30 p.m.  As the woman was making a left-hand turn, her vehicle hit an oncoming northbound motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was identified as Jonathan P. Krska-Gawron, 32, of Robbins.  He was later pronounced dead after being taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

An excerpt regarding the accident and the resulting motorcycle accident injuries, from the November 25, 2017 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man killed in West Lawn crash“:

An autopsy Saturday found that Krska-Gawron, who lived in Robbins, died of multiple injuries from the crash and his death was ruled an accident, the medical examiner’s office said.

The woman was cited for failure to yield on a left turn, police said. The crash remains under investigation by the police Major Accidents Investigation Unit.

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


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