Motorcyclist Seriously Injured During Hit & Run Accident In Aurora, Illinois

On Friday afternoon, a motorcyclist was involved in a hit & run accident in Aurora.

The motorcyclist injured, Max Torres, 23, of Aurora, was seriously injured.  According to an Aurora Beacon News article of today titled “Max Torres’ family begging hit and run driver to come forward,” Max Torres remains on life support after having surgery to remove pressure on his brain.  There is no brain activity.

The hit & run accident happened on Friday afternoon, at 12:56 p.m.  At that time, Torres was riding his 1990 Honda motorcycle northbound on Hill Avenue;  a driver of a white Chevy Traverse SUV, heading east on Benton Street, pulled in front of him.  Torres hit the SUV on the rear passenger side; the Traverse continued east.

Two other motorcyclists traveling behind Torres also left the scene; it is unknown if they were riding with Torres at the time of the accident.

Torres was initially taken to Rush Copley Medical Center with serious head trauma he sustained during the accident; he was then flown to University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago.

Those with information concerning the accident are asked to call the Aurora Police at 630-256-5330.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Aurora Beacon News article mentioned above, as well as the Aurora Beacon News story of May 14 titled “Motorcyclist seriously injured in hit and run.”


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