Motorcycle Collides With SUV In Streamwood

Recent notably warm weather in the Chicago area has led to a significant increase in the number of motorcyclists who have been riding.  As discussed on the “Early-Season Motorcycle Riding Safety Issues” page, riding a motorcycle in Illinois both before and during the early motorcycle season can present various additional safety risks to the rider.

There was a motorcycle accident Sunday (February 19, 2017) in Streamwood.  The collision was between a motorcycle and SUV at approximately 11:30 a.m.

An excerpt from the Daily Herald article of February 20, 2017, titled “Streamwood motorcycle crash victim remains in serious condition“:

Vincent Korpalski, 19, was driving his Suzuki motorcycle south on Sutton Road about 11:30 a.m. when it struck the Kia, whose driver was attempting to turn north on Sutton Road, according to Streamwood police.

Korpalski was ejected from the motorcycle during the collision.  He was flown to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge for treatment of his accident injuries.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the  Streamwood Police Department and the Serious Traffic Crash Reconstruction team.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above.


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