Hamilton County Motorcycle Accident

There was a Southern Illinois motorcycle accident Saturday (September 27, 2014) in Hamilton County.

According to the Illinois State Police, this motorcycle accident happened at approximately 12:54 a.m. on Illinois 142, about one-quarter mile north of Hamilton County Road 200N.  At that time, the motorcyclist wasn’t able to negotiate a curve in the road.

The motorcycle, a Buell, went off the road and into a trees before overturning.

The motorcyclist, identified as Curtis L. Goolsby, 44, of Eldorado, was hospitalized with injuries described as “major.”

The motorcycle’s passenger, identified as Misty D. Yarber, 37, of Harrisburg, was flown to a Evansville, Indiana hospital with major injuries.

An excerpt from thesouthern.com article of September 28, 2014, titled “Motorcycle accident injures driver and passenger“:

Goolsby was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while license revoked and improper lane usage. An investigation is ongoing.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Southern Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in thesouthern.com article mentioned above, as well as the September 29 dailyregister.com article titled “Motorcycle crash hurts Saline County pair.”


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