Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Winnebago County, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Wednesday night (September 26) in Winnebago County, Illinois.

The accident was reported at approximately 5:30 p.m., and happened at Trask Bridge Road and Meridian Road.

The motorcyclist appears to have collided with the rear of a Kia Rio SUV that was stopped at the intersection, which has a four-way stop.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene; although his name has yet to be released, authorities say he is a 39-year-old male from Rockford.

The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Additional information and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the September 26 Rockford Register Star article titled “Rockford man, 39, dies in Trask Bridge Road crash” as well as the September 26 WIFR.com story titled “Update:  Rockford man killed in motorcycle crash.”


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