I-88 Motorcycle Crash Near Hillside In Rock County, Illinois

An I-88 motorcycle crash occurred Monday (August 5, 2019) near Hillside. This I-88 motorcycle crash critically injured the motorcyclist. The accident only involved the motorcycle.

Details on this I-88 motorcycle crash appear limited at this time. The reason for the accident does not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time.

The crash is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the August 6, 2019 qconline.com article titled “Morrison man is in critical condition after motorcycle crash on I-88.” This motorcycle accident is also discussed in the August 6 kwqc.com article titled “Driver in critical condition following motorcycle accident in Rock Island County.”

An excerpt from the qconline.com article:

The single-vehicle crash happened at 3:51 p.m. at mile marker 8. Sheriff’s deputies were assisted by the Hillsdale and Port Byron fire departments.

The motorcycle rider was identified as Mark Fisher, 52, of Morrison. He was in critical condition after being taken to OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this I-88 motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including those mentioned above.

As seen in many Illinois motorcycle accidents discussed in this site, many motorcycle crashes involve a loss of motorcycle control.

There can be many reasons why a motorcycle rider loses control of the motorcycle. If a crash happens after a loss of control, the injuries to the rider are often serious, if not life-threatening, in nature. These injuries tend to be especially serious if certain characteristics are present, such as the crash was a head-on collision or if the crash happened at a high speed.

Riding at a high speed is one of many “high-risk” actions. Other actions that significantly increase the potential for a serious accident which may cause extensive injuries to the motorcycle rider are discussed on the “High-Risk Motorcycle Actions” page.


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