Fatal Motorcycle Crash Along Route 12 In Fox Lake

There was a fatal motorcycle crash Tuesday evening (February 27, 2018) in Fox Lake.  The motorcycle accident appears to have involved a motorcycle loss of control.

According to Fox Lake Police, the accident happened on a frontage road along Route 12, as a motorcyclist was riding southbound.  At approximately 6:15 p.m., while on a curve near Big Hollow Road, the Harley-Davidson motorcycle crossed the roadway and ran into a guardrail.

The motorcyclist was ejected during the collision and died as a result of the crash.  He was identified as a 62-year-old man from Volo.

An excerpt from the Lake County News-Sun article of February 28, 2018, titled “Volo man killed after motorcycle strikes guardrail in Fox Lake:  police“:

The Lake County Major Crash Assist Team (MCAT), which is the Lake County Sheriff Office’s specialized traffic accident reconstruction team, was called in to assist in the ongoing investigation. It was not immediately known if the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet, according to the statement.

Those who may have witnessed the crash or have information regarding this fatal accident are asked to call the Fox Lake Police Department at 847-587-3100.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the February 28 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “Motorcyclist Killed In Fox Lake Crash.”


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