Motorcycle Collides With Semi In Macon County

There was a motorcycle accident Wednesday morning (October 5, 2016) that happened in Macon County, near Elwin.  The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and semi truck.

An excerpt from the article of October 5, 2016, titled “Mattoon man airlifted after motorcycle accident near Elwin“:

Initial investigation shows the motorcycle driver was traveling west on Elwin Blacktop.  The man attempted to pass several semis near the intersection of Karl Road, however the lead semi was turning south on Karl Road.  The motorcycle then ran into and underneath the semi.

The Macon County Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstruction Team is currently investigating the accident.

The motorcyclist, identified as a 54-year-old man from Mattoon, was flown to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield for treatment of his accident injuries.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this IL motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above, as well as the October 5 article titled “One Injured In Motorcycle Accident With Grain Semi.”


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