Motorcycle Hit From Behind In Joliet, Two People Injured

There has been an arrest made regarding a hit and run accident in which a man driving a car rear-ended a couple riding a motorcycle in Joliet on September 27, 2014.

This Illinois motorcycle accident happened at approximately 7:50 p.m. at the intersection of Bronk Road and Mallard Lane.

According to Joliet Police, the accident happened as the motorcycle was struck from behind by the car.  The driver of the car fled the accident scene.

The married couple riding the motorcycle were both injured after the motorcycle tipped over during the accident, thereby throwing both off the motorcycle.

The couple were both taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.

The driver of the car who fled the scene was charged Wednesday with leaving the scene of an injury accident.  According to Joliet Police, the man charged is Justin M. Underwood, 27 of Joliet.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including article of September 9, 2014 titled “Hit-and-run driver arrested for motorcycle crash:  Police” as well as the September 9 Joliet Patch article titled “Joliet Cops Track Down Hit & Run Driver Who Injured 2 on Motorcycle.”


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