Motorcycle-Minivan Collision In Decatur Injures Motorcyclist

There was a motorcycle accident Monday morning (November 27, 2017) in Decatur.  The crash involved a collision between a motorcycle and minivan.

The accident scene was at the intersection of West Main Street and Fairview Avenue, and the crash happened at approximately 8:54 a.m.

An excerpt from the November 27, 2017 article (with video) titled “Motorcycle, van collide near Millikin“:

The investigation shows that a 18-year-old driving a motorcycle was heading south on Fairview. A mini-van turned west on Main from Fairview and turned in front of the motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle was ejected from the motorcycle. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. It’s not clear how serious his injuries are.

According to police the driver of the minivan was not injured.  The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the November 27 article titled “Police:  One injured after motorcycle, van crash on Decatur’s west side.”


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