Zion Motorcycle Collision Along Lewis Avenue Injures Two People

A Zion motorcycle collision occurred on Thursday (September 24, 2020) afternoon. This Zion motorcycle collision led to the motorcyclist and passenger being injured and hospitalized.

This Lake County motorcycle accident is discussed in various media sources, including the September 25, 2020 Lake & McHenry County Scanner article titled “2 hospitalized after van hits motorcycle in Zion.” An excerpt:

Two teens riding on a motorcycle were hospitalized after a van pulled out and hit them in Zion Thursday afternoon, police said.

The Zion Fire Rescue Department and Zion Police Department responded around 2:30 p.m. Thursday to the 2600 block of Lewis Avenue for a vehicle crash with injuries.

Police said that a preliminary investigation indicated a 2005 Chrysler van was traveling southbound on Lewis Avenue.

The van attempted to make a turn eastbound onto 27th Street when it struck a motorcycle, which was traveling northbound on Lewis Avenue at 27th Street.

The motorcyclist, identified as a 19-year-old man, and the passenger, a 18-year-old woman, were injured and taken to Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan for medical treatment. Both the rider and passenger suffered injuries that were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

This Zion motorcycle collision remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

Motorcycle accidents involving a motorcycle being hit by a turning vehicle remain one of the leading types of Illinois motorcycle accidents. This type of motorcycle accident, which has been summarized often on this site, often leads to serious accident injuries to the motorcyclist and, if applicable, passenger. Often, these crashes occur quickly and can be very hard for the motorcyclist to anticipate and react to.

Other reasons for motorcycle accidents are discussed on the “Reasons For Illinois Motorcycle Accident Injuries And Fatalities” page. As discussed on that page, there are various actions one should take if hurt during a motorcycle accident.


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