Springfield Collision Seriously Injures Motorcyclist And Passenger

There was a motorcycle accident Saturday evening (September 17, 2016) in Springfield, Illinois in which the motorcyclist and passenger were seriously injured.  Initially, both sustained crash injuries that were considered to be “life-threatening” in nature.

An excerpt from the sj-r.com article of September 17, 2016, titled “Two critically injured in motorcycle crash“:

The crash occurred about 7:20 p.m. as the motorcycle was heading west on South Grand Avenue. The SUV was eastbound on South Grand, attempting to turn left to head north on Ninth Street. The motorcycle hit the side of the SUV, police said.

Both the motorcyclist and passenger later died.  They were identified as Nathan M. Gulley, 17, of Moweaqua and Isaiah M. Tuppince, 16, of Assumption.

A crash investigation is being conducted by police to determine which party was at fault for the accident.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the sj-r.com article mentioned above, as well as the September 18 sj-r.com article titled “Two teens killed in motorcycle-SUV crash at Ninth and South Grand” as well as the September 18 foxillinois.com article titled “Two Central Illinois Teens Die In Springfield Motorcycle Crash.”


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