Illinois Fatal Motorcycle Accident On I-55

There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle accident Wednesday night (August 6, 2014) on I-55 in unincorporated Will County.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the motorcycle accident happened at approximately 9:35 p.m.  For an unknown reason, the motorcyclist lost control of the bike while on southbound I-55 under I-355.  The bike crashed onto the pavement, struck the median, and continued until it stopped along the left shoulder.

The motorcycle’s passenger, Ashley Wilson, 14, of Naperville, was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The rider of the motorcycle, her 54-year-old father, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with injuries considered to be non-life-threatening.

An excerpt from the August 7, 2014 article titled “14-year-old girl killed after motorcycle crash with father” :

The driver was cited for having an invalid driver’s license, which expired in 2010, as well as no insurance, police said.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above, as well as the August 7 Naperville Sun article titled “Naperville teenage girl killed in motorcycle crash.”


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