Fatal Springfield Motorcycle Accident At 11th Street And Mason Street

There was a fatal Springfield motorcycle accident Saturday (June 23, 2018) afternoon.  The crash involved a collision between car and motorcycle.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the sj-r.com article of June 24, 2018 titled “Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed in crash, woman who died of ‘medical issue’“:

The Sangamon County Coroner’s Office has identified the motorcyclist who died after a crash Saturday afternoon and the driver of the other vehicle who passed away due to a medical issue.

Michael Germann, 50, the driver of the motorcycle, and Cecelia Drake, 76, were both pronounced dead at HSHS St. John’s Hospital following the 2:30 p.m. crash at 11th and Mason streets, a press release from the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office said.

Germann’s death is presumed to be from injuries sustained in the crash, and Drake’s death is consistent with natural causes and not from injuries sustained in the crash, the press release added.

According to Springfield Police, the fatal collision occurred as Germann was riding northbound on 11th Street.  At the time of the collision, Drake was on Mason Street and was attempting to turn onto southbound 11th Street.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Springfield motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the June 23 foxillinois.com article titled “Two killed in Springfield crash.”


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