Motorcycle Crash On Chicago’s North Michigan Avenue

There was a motorcycle accident Tuesday night (February 21, 2017) on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago.

According to Chicago Police, the crash happened shortly before 11:00 p.m., and involved a motorcycle “running a red light” and then colliding with a taxi in the 700 block of North Michigan Avenue.

A woman passenger on the motorcycle was injured and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment of her accident injuries.

The motorcyclist – identified only as a 37-year-old man – ran from the accident scene but was apprehended by police after a short time.

An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times article of February 22, 2017, titled “Woman injured in motorcycle crash on Magnificent Mile“:

The man was charged with fleeing and eluding, a red light violation, driving on a suspended license and driving without 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 February 22 article titled “Mag Mile Motorcyclist Left Injured Passenger Behind After Crash, Police Say.”


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