Fatal Motorcycle Collision In New Lenox Township

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Monday (June 5, 2017) in New Lenox Township.

According to information provided by the Will County Sheriff’s Office, the crash involved a motorcycle colliding with the back of a SUV.  The collision happened at Cooper Road and Francis Road.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from The Herald-News article of June 5, 2017 titled “Joliet man dies in New Lenox motorcycle crash“:

“A 66-year-old Joliet man was riding his motorcycle westbound on Francis when a Ford Expedition driven by a New Lenox woman that was northbound on Cooper crossed into Francis,” Will County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Tom Budde said. “The motorcyclist struck the back of the SUV.”

The motorcyclist was taken to Silver Cross Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The traffic accident investigation remains under investigation by the Will County Sheriff’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including The Herald-News article mentioned above as well as the June 5 Joliet Patch article titled “Joliet Man Killed In New Lenox Township Crash.”


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