Fatal Motorcycle Collision In Downtown Chicago

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Thursday afternoon (July 20, 2017) in downtown Chicago.

According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 4:25 p.m. in the 300 block of North Columbus Drive.  The collision happened as a motorcyclist, traveling west on Lower Wacker Drive, drove through a red light at Wacker and Columbus and collided with a Chevrolet HHR.

The motorcyclist, identified as Dobri Dobrev, 34, of Chicago.  He died after being taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 68-year-old woman, was taken to Northwestern Memorial for treatment of accident injuries that were considered to be “minor injuries.”

An excerpt from the NBC Chicago article of July 20, 2017, titled “34-Year-Old Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident In Downtown Chicago“:

The driver of the Chevy was not issued a citation, police said.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago traffic accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the NBC Chicago article mentioned above as well as the July 21 dnainfo.com article titled “Uptown Motorcyclist Killed After Running Red Light In Loop, Police Say.”


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