Motorcyclist Charged With DUI Following Crash

There was a motorcycle crash in Sherrard  (in Mercer County) on October 29, 2016 after which the motorcyclist was charged with DUI.

An excerpt from the October 31, 2016 article titled “Lynn Center man crashes motorcycle, cited for DUI“:

Garet Egel was traveling on 270th Avenue when he lost control of his bike on a curve, according to Mercer County Sheriff’s Office.

Egel was taken to Unity Point Hospital in Rock Island for treatment of his accident injuries.
He was later charged with DUI.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle loss of control crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above, as well as the October 30 article (with video) titled “Man hospitalized, charged with DUI in motorcycle accident.”


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