Fatal Motorcycle Traffic Accident In Chicago’s East Garfield Park Neighborhood

There was a fatal Chicago motorcycle accident late Saturday night (July 1, 2017) in Chicago’s East Garfield Park neighborhood.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the Chicago Sun-Times article of July 2, 2017, titled “Police:  Man killed in motorcycle crash in East Garfield Park“:

About 11:25 p.m., a 2001 Mercury traveling north on North Kedzie Avenue made a left turn onto West Madison Street and was struck on the passenger side by a motorcycle, according to Chicago Police.

As a result of the crash, a passenger on the motorcycle, a 28-year-old man, was pronounced dead.

The motorcyclist, a 47-year-old woman, was injured and taken to Stroger Hospital for treatment of her accident injuries.  She was in serious condition.

A passenger in the Mercury suffered minor injuries.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the abc7chicago.com article of July 2, 2017, titled “1 killed, 2 injured in East Garfield Park motorcycle crash“:

The driver of the Mercury was cited for an improper left turn, no valid driver’s license and no insurance, police said.

Additional details regarding this fatal Chicago motorcycle traffic crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the two articles mentioned above.


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