Yorkville Motorcycle Crash Along Route 34 Leads To Injuries

A Yorkville motorcycle crash occurred Thursday (July 11, 2019) morning. The crash resulted in two people, the motorcyclist and passenger, being hospitalized. According to Yorkville Police, this Yorkville motorcycle crash involved a collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck at approximately 10:25 a.m.

This Yorkville motorcycle crash is discussed in a number of media sources, including the wspynews.com article of July 11, 2019, titled “Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in 2-Vehicle Crash at Route 34 at Sycamore Rd. in Yorkville.”

An excerpt from the article:

Police responded to the intersection of Route 34 at Sycamore Rd. where the crash occurred around 10:25 a.m. 

According to police, a 69 year-old Yorkville man, driving a truck, slowed in traffic in the construction zone at the intersection when he was rear ended by a motorcycle being driven by 41 year-old Chris Whisenant of Cottonwood Dr. in Yorkville.

Whisenant, 41, of Yorkville, was taken to Rush Copley Hospital, then transferred to Good Samaritan Hospital, for treatment of his accident injuries.

A passenger on the motorcycle, Annette Fox, 41 of Yorkville, was also taken to Rush Copley Hospital for treatment of her accident injuries. Those injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature. 

The pickup truck driver was not injured during the accident.

Another excerpt from the wspynews.com article:

Whisenant was cited in the crash for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident. 

The accident investigation of this Illinois motorcycle accident is continuing.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Yorkville motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the July 11 kendallcountynow.com article titled “Breaking: Two injured when motorcycle hits pick-up truck in Yorkville.”


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