Motorcycle Accident In Springfield

There was a motorcycle accident Monday, September 30, 2013, in Springfield, Illinois.

The accident happened as a motorcyclist was heading east on Stevenson Drive near Woodward Street, at approximately 2:00 p.m.  The motorcyclist collided with an SUV that was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Stevenson from Woodward Street.

The motorcyclist was taken to St. John’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The motorcyclist has been identified as Steven Shafer, 22, of Spingfield.  The driver of the SUV was identified as Kaytlynn L. Foster, 20, of Springfield.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including The State Journal-Register article of October 1, 2013 titled “Springfield man critically injured in motorcycle crash” as well as the article of September 30 titled “Updated:  Motorcyclist In Critical Condition After Crash.”


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