Fatal Motorcycle Collision On The Indiana Toll Road

There was a fatal motorcycle crash Friday night (July 1, 2016) on westbound Interstate 90 (I-90) that involved a motorcycle crashing into the side of an Indiana State Police car.

According to the Indiana State Police, the accident happened at approximately 9:30 p.m., as a 2013 BMW S1000RR motorcycle was traveling on westbound I-90 just west of the Portage Toll Plaza.  At that time, the motorcycle struck the passenger’s side door of the police car as the police car attempted to make a U-turn.

The motorcyclist was identified as Michael M. Damore, 28, of Highland.   He was taken to Portage Community Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.  He later passed away.

An excerpt from the July 2, 2016 NBC Chicago article titled “Motorcyclist Dies After I-90 Crash With Indiana State Police Car“:

Police said the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, but that his driver’s license was suspended and the motorcycle was not registered.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the NBC Chicago article mentioned above, as well as the July 2 Post-Tribune article titled “Highland motorcyclist killed in collision with state police car.”


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