Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Sangamon County, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Sangamon County, Illinois on Tuesday night.

The accident involved a motorcyclist who collided with a car at the intersection of Curran and Spaulding Roads at approximately 5:40 p.m.

The motorcycle, driven by Dustin Dishon, 23, of Springfield, was heading northbound on Curran Road when a car, driven by Trevor Baker, 27, of Virden, turned left in front of the motorcycle, causing a collision.

During the collision, Dishon was ejected from the motorcycle.  He was taken to  Memorial Medical Center and later pronounced dead.

Authorities say that Baker was cited for making an improper left turn.

Additional details and possible updates can be found in a variety of media sources including the September 12 SJ-R.com story titled “Authorities ID Springfield man killed in motorcycle crash” as well as the FoxIllinois.com story of September 12 titled “Fatal Motorcycle accident in Sangamon County.”


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