Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Quincy, Illinois

There was a motorcycle accident in Quincy, Illinois on Saturday night, October 5, 2013, that led to the death of one of the two injured motorcyclists.

The accident happened on Saturday night at approximately 10:00 p.m., as the two motorcyclists were riding west on Harrison Street.  A van, which was attempting to make a left onto Harrison from 18th Street, turned into the path of the motorcyclists.

Both motorcycles collided with the van.  The two motorcyclists were taken to Blessing Hospital.

The driver of the van refused medical treatment, and was ticketed for failure to yield during a left turn.

The two motorcyclists were identified as Brandon J. Smith, 32, of Quincy, and Dustin Humphrey.  Brandon Smith died Tuesday morning.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the connecttristates.com article of October 8, 2013 titled “Accident leaves two Quincy motorcyclists in hospital” as well as the October 8 quincyjournal.com article titled “Motorcycle crash victim dies.”


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