There was a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon (September 18, 2016) in Palatine.
According to Palatine Police, the crash happened just before 1:15 p.m., near Rand Road and Winslowe Road, which is near the entrance to the Palatine Walmart.
At that time, a motorcycle traveling northbound on Rand Road was struck by a southbound Mercedes that attempted to turn left immediately in front of the oncoming motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the passenger’s side of the car.
The motorcyclist was identified as Corey Hindes, 54. He was taken to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge for treatment of his accident injuries. He was pronounced dead at 7:06 p.m.
The driver of the Mercedes was identified as an 89-year-old man from Mount Prospect. He was not injured during the collision.
An excerpt from the September 19, 2016 Daily Herald article (with remembrances) titled “Owner of Arlington Heights barber shop dies in crash,” referring to the driver of the Mercedes:
He later was ticketed cited for failing to yield turning left, and has a Nov. 1 court date in Rolling Meadows. Authorities have not yet publicly identified the man.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the Arlington Cardinal article (with video) of September 19 titled “Motorcycle Crash Kills Man Near Walmart Entrance at Rand Rd and Winslowe Dr, Palatine Sunday.”
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