Two Motorcycles Collide In McHenry County

There was a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon (September 11, 2016) in unincorporated Nunda Township (McHenry County.)

According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, in a September 12, 2016 media release titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigates Serious Injury Motorcycle Crash,” a preliminary investigation indicates that the motorcycle accident involved a “side swipe” crash involving two motorcycles.  The crash happened as two Harley-Davidson motorcycles were southbound on Roberts Road, south of Lamphere Road.

During the accident, both motorcycles lost control and overturned.  One of the motorcyclists, age 45 and from Wood Dale, was found unresponsive at the accident scene, and he was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center for treatment of his accident injuries, which were considered to be life-threatening in nature.

The other motorcyclist, identified as a 64-year-old man from Des Plaines, was treated at the accident scene.

An excerpt from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release mentioned above:

The investigation is ongoing by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Traffic Crash Investigations Unit.  Members of the Island Lake and Tower Lakes Police Departments assisted with traffic control.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release mentioned above, as well as the September 11 Daily Herald article titled “One man injured in Island Lake motorcycle crash.”


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