Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Urbana, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday evening (May 16, 2014) in Urbana, Illinois.

This fatal Illinois motorcycle accident happened at approximately 8:44 p.m., as a motorcyclist was riding westbound on University Avenue, approaching Lincoln, when he was struck by a car that was heading eastbound on University and attempting to turn left onto Lincoln in front of the motorcycle.

According to the Champaign County Coroner, the motorcyclist was identified as Paul W. Davidson III, 30, of Lemont.  He was pronounced dead at 11:03 p.m. after being taken to Carle Foundation Hospital.

Additional details regarding this fatal motorcycle accident, as well as possible updates, can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the May 17 The News-Gazette.com article titled “Updated: UI student killed in car vs. motorcycle crash” as well as the The Daily Illini article of May 17 titled “University student dies in motorcycle accident.”  Also, the May 19 Lemont Patch.com article titled “Lemont Veteran, 30, Killed in Motorcycle Crash Just Before Graduation” as well as the May 18 CBS Chicago article titled “Lemont Veteran Dies In Motorcycle Crash Ahead Of Graduation From U Of I” provide coverage.


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