There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Tuesday (November 3, 2015) afternoon in unincorporated Lake Villa.
According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at approximately 3:15 p.m. at the intersection of Route 45 and Rollins Road. At that time, a motorcyclist, traveling southbound on Route 45, entered the intersection with the green light, and was struck by a Ford van heading northbound on Route 45 that attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Rollins directly in front of the motorcycle.
The motorcyclist, identified as being a 25-year-old man, was ejected from the bike and suffered a serious head injury, even though he was wearing a motorcycle helmet at the time of the crash.
The motorcyclist was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center for treatment of his accident injuries.
The driver of the van was not injured during the collision.
The motorcycle accident remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigation Unit.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the November 3, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclist seriously injured in Lake County crash” as well as the November 3 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Lake Villa crash.”
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