Motorcycle Accident In Olney, Illinois

A motorcycle accident occurred in Olney, Illinois on Tuesday, September 20.  The accident occurred at 3:44 p.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Holly Road.

As seen in the Olney Daily Mail article of September 21 titled “Motorcycle Accident Reported” :

According to the police department report, Brenda L. Gillaspie, 45, St. Francisville, driving a 2002 Buick, was eastbound on Main Street and did not see the stopped 2002 Honda motorcycle driven by Brandon J. Volk, 19, 5050 E. Northview Lane. Volk was stopped on Main Street, waiting to turn left.

Gillaspie applied her brakes and swerved to the right to avoid Volk.

Gillaspie said Volk then drove to the right and she struck the motorcycle.

Volk said he saw Gillaspie approaching behind him and then heard her vehicle braking.

He tried to turn right to avoid her and he was then struck.

Volk was taken to Richland Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injury.

Gillaspie was ticketed on a charge of failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.


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