June 22, 2019 Motorcycle Crash Near Bull Valley Results In Fatal Injuries

A June 22, 2019 motorcycle crash near Bull Valley resulted in fatal crash injuries to the rider. This single-vehicle accident occurred in the evening hours.

Details regarding this June 22, 2019 motorcycle crash appear limited at this time. The cause of the crash does not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time.

First responders went to the accident scene, which was on Bull Valley Road near Blackberry Lane, at approximately 11:45 p.m. The motorcyclist was taken to Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries. He was in critical condition.

The motorcyclist, identified by the McHenry County Coroner’s Office as Esteban “Steve” Tellez, 42, of Arlington Heights, later died from his accident injuries.

This June 22, 2019 motorcycle crash is discussed in a number of media sources, including the June 25, 2019 Northwest Herald article titled “McHenry County Coroner’s Office IDs man who died after Saturday night motorcycle crash.”

An excerpt from the article:

There is a sharp curve in the road in that area, which may have contributed to the crash, fire officials have said.

This June 22, 2019 motorcycle crash remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the June 24 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “1 Dead in Bull Valley Motorcycle Crash.”

There can be many reasons for loss of motorcycle control. These reasons are further discussed on the “Motorcycle Loss Of Control Accidents” page. Motorcycle loss of control remains a significant hazard to riders. This issue has led to a high percentage of fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents, many of which have been summarized on this site.

An excerpt from the loss of control page:

Road hazards, if hit, can cause loss of control.  Such road hazards can be in numerous forms, and can present themselves suddenly.  Often, such road hazards can include large potholes or other types of substantial pavement abnormalities.  Another type of road hazard includes debris, which can be especially hazardous if substantial.  Often such debris may be from other vehicles, such as tires or tire treads.  Dropped cargo from trucks and cars can also be problematical.


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