Fatal Motorcycle-Pickup Truck Collision In Springfield

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Wednesday (August 30, 2017) in Springfield, Illinois.

The motorcycle accident happened at the intersection of 11th Street and Stanford Street shortly after 5:00 p.m.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the August 31, 2017 wandtv.com article (with video) titled “Motorcyclist killed in intersection crash“:

Police tell WAND-TV a pickup truck driver was trying to turn left onto Stanford when the motorcycle approached in a northbound direction on 11th. That’s when the motorcycle lost control as it crossed railroad tracks, then hit the truck after moving on its side.

The motorcyclist, identified as Demarcus Long, 37, of Springfield, died at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.  Among his injuries was a serious head injury.

An excerpt from the sj-r.com article of August 31, 2017, titled “Springfield man killed in motorcycle crash“:

As of Thursday, Springfield police had not determined who was at fault, and the accident remained under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the wandtv.com and sj-r.com articles mentioned above.


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