Motorcyclist Dies Following Bolingbrook Crash

A motorcyclist has died following a motorcycle crash on May 22, 2016 in Bolingbrook.

According to Bolingbrook Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, the motorcycle accident happened at 12:47 a.m. Sunday, at Reagan Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue.

At that time, the motorcycle struck the raised median, and apparently the bike rode on the median for approximately 60 feet.  After that, the motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle.

When first responders came to the accident scene, the motorcyclist was unconscious and had various injuries including those to his head, arm and legs.

The motorcyclist was identified as William Sladek, 35, of Lombard.  He was first taken to Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, and later was flown to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.  He died on Wednesday (May 25, 2016) night.

An excerpt from the May 26 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “35-year-old motorcyclist dies after Bolingbrook crash“:

An autopsy found he died of head injuries from the crash, and his death was ruled an accident, according to the medical examiner’s office.

The accident remains under investigation by the Bolingbrook Police Department.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above, as well as the May 26 Bolingbrook Patch article titled “Motorcyclist Dies Days After Crash In Bolingbrook.”


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