Motorcycle Crash On Illinois 4 Critically Injures Motorcyclist

There was a motorcycle accident Sunday night (July 30, 2017) on Illinois 4 (just south of Interstate 64).  The motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries including severe head injuries.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP) the crash happened shortly before midnight.  The motorcyclist was identified as Jason Stillwell, 41, of New Baden.

An excerpt from the July 31, 2017 article titled “New Baden man in critical condition after motorcycle crash“:

Stillwell was driving north around 11:40 p.m. just south of Interstate 64 when his motorcycle left the roadway, Trooper Calvin Dye Jr. said. A preliminary investigation indicated the man drove around a curve too fast, hit a curb and lost control of the vehicle, Dye said. Stillwell was thrown from the motorcycle.

Stillwell was not wearing a helmet, Dye said. He was taken by ambulance to Memorial East Hospital with severe head injuries. From Memorial East, he was flown to Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Additional details regarding this Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in various media sources, including the article mentioned above and the August 5 article titled “New Baden man still in critical condition nearly a week after motorcycle accident” as well as the August 5 article titled “Go Fund Me started for Metro East father, veteran critically injured in motorcycle crash.”


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