On Tuesday afternoon, June 28, a motorcyclist collided with a semi truck in Schaumburg, Illinois. The 29-year-old motorcyclist was killed, police said today.
According to The Chicago Tribune, the crash occurred at 4:21 p.m. at Irving Park Road and Mitchell Boulevard. The 18-wheeler was going east on Irving Park Road and began making a left turn onto northbound Mitchell Boulevard, according to preliminary information. The motorcycle, traveling west on Irving Park, struck the semi in the intersection, police said.
The motorcyclist has been identified as Richard Mitchell, of Glen Ellyn. He was taken to Alexian Brothers Medical Center (Elk Grove Village) where he later died, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
More on this story can be found in the June 29 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclists killed in crash with semi in Schaumburg”