Motorcycle Collides With SUV Making Illegal U-Turn In Chicago

There was a motorcycle accident early Tuesday (October 18, 2016) in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood (on the Southwest Side.)

According to Chicago Police, the accident occurred at approximately 12:15 a.m., as a motorcycle was heading west in the 4600 block of South Archer.  At that time, a SUV made an illegal U-turn, and the motorcycle struck the SUV.

The motorcyclist was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.  He was in critical condition.

An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times article of October 18, 2016, titled “Motorcyclist critically hurt in Brighton Park crash“:

The 20-year-old man driving the SUV was cited for making an illegal U-turn and not having insurance, police said.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above, as well as the October 18 CBS Chicago article titled “Man Critically Injured In Brighton Park Motorcycle Crash.”


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