Woodstock Motorcycle Accident Along Route 176 West Of Dean Street

A Woodstock motorcycle accident occurred Saturday (July 11, 2020) morning. This Woodstock motorcycle accident resulted in the death of the motorcyclist. The accident occurred on Illinois Route 176.

This accident involved a collision between a motorcycle, a Harley-Davidson, and Toyota Corolla. The collision is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the July 13, 2020 McHenry County Sheriff’s Office media release titled “Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Accident.” An excerpt:

On July 11, 2020 at 10:42 a.m., the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Woodstock Township Fire/Rescue District responded to a two vehicle crash involving a 2008 Toyota Corolla and a 2018 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle that had crashed on Illinois Route 176 west of Dean Street in unincorporated Woodstock. 

On scene investigation indicated, the Toyota had been pulling off to the north side of the roadway to turn around.  For unknown reasons the Harley Davidson drove to the north of the Toyota and struck the rear passenger side of the Toyota causing the rider to be ejected from the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, identified as a 69-year-old man from Genoa, was taken to Northwestern Hospital in Huntley. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. It is unclear from the press release as to whether he received medical treatment at the hospital.

At the time of the crash, the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the Toyota, identified as a 31-year-old woman from Lisle, was not injured during the collision.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Major Crash Investigation Unit as well as by the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Woodstock motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above as well as the July 11, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “Motorcyclist dies after crashing into car near Woodstock.”


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