Motorcycle Accident In Galena Illinois When Two Motorcycles Sideswipe Each Other

Two people were injured in a motorcycle accident in Galena, Illinois on Monday.

The accident occurred around 5:00 p.m. at the intersection of S. Blackjack Road and W. Sandhill Road.  The accident happened  when two motorcycles sideswiped each other as they were going around a curve.

The driver of one of the motorcycles, Timothy Tierney, 51, and the passenger, Colleen Tierney, 48, were taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Robert Stark, 42, of Davenport, and Tricia Marten, 40, of Long Grove, were on the other motorcycle.

For further details and possible updates, see the September 6 article titled “Waterloo couple injured in Illinois motorcycle crash