Motorcycle Wreck In McHenry County

There was an Illinois motorcycle Saturday night (October 3, 2015) in unincorporated Prairie Grove.

According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, the crash only involved the motorcycle, and it happened in the 3300 block of Wright Road.

An excerpt from the October 5, 2015 McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release, titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigates Motorcycle Traffic Crash“:

Preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of the Harley Davidson, Todd M. Murray, 47, was operating a 1982 Harley Davidson and was traveling northbound on Wright Road at 10:32 p.m. when for unknown reasons the motorcycle exited the roadway and struck a culvert. Todd was transported to the Centegra Hospital McHenry by Nunda Rescue.

According to the media release mentioned above, “The driver was not wearing a helmet and alcohol is believed to be a factor of the crash.”

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Traffic Crash Investigations Unit continues to investigate the crash.

Additional information and possible updates can be seen in the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release mentioned above, as well as the October 5 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man hospitalized after McHenry County motorcycle crash.”


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