Motorcycle With Sidecar Fatal Accident In Rock Island

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Monday (September 12, 2016) in Rock Island.

According to Rock Island Police, the accident happened on 17th Street at 28th Avenue, at approximately 9:30 a.m.  While the cause of the motorcycle accident does not appear to be currently available publicly, the accident involved a motorcycle with sidecar “clipping” (i.e. hitting) a parked car, and then another parked car, near the entrance of Trinity Medical Center.

According to the Rock Island County Coroner, the motorcyclist was identified as Echo Sutton-Downs, 43, of Moline.  She was declared dead after being taken to the hospital.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 12, 2016 article (with video) titled “Roadway reopens hours after fatal motorcycle crash near Trinity Rock Island” as well as the September 13 article titled “Fatal motorcycle accident in Rock Island.


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