Motorcyclist Dies Following Naperville SUV-Motorcycle Collision

A motorcyclist has died following a Saturday (September 9, 2017) motorcycle-SUV collision that happened in Naperville.  As often seen in fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents, this accident appears to have allegedly involved a motorist turning left into the path of an oncoming motorcycle.

According to Naperville Police, the crash happened at 75th Street and Naperville/Plainfield Road.  A 2011 Acura MDX SUV, traveling north on Naperville/Plainfield Road, was attempting to turn left onto westbound 75th Street when the SUV struck a motorcyclist riding a 2006 Honda motorcycle south on Naperville/Plainfield Road.  The accident happened at 6:15 p.m.

The motorcyclist, identified as Calabria M. Taber, 21, of Maple Park, was taken to Edward Hospital for treatment of accident injuries, then transferred to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.  She died on Sunday.

An excerpt from the September 11, 2017 Naperville Patch article titled “Motorcyclist Dies After Naperville Crash“:

The driver of the Acura, a 17-year-old Naperville boy, was not hurt in the crash. Police said he was issued a citation for failure to yield turning left.

The accident remains under investigation by the Naperville Police Department.  Those who may have information regarding the crash are asked to call the Naperville Police Traffic Unit at (630) 305-5379 or to email [email protected]

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Naperville Patch article mentioned above as well as the September 11 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Woman dies one day after Naperville motorcycle crash.”


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