Motorcycle Accident On Illinois Route 148 In Herrin

There was a motorcycle accident Tuesday morning (July 26, 2016) in Herrin.  The accident involved a car-motorcycle collision as a car was pulling out of the Walmart parking lot.

An excerpt from the July 26 article titled “Motorcycle driver airlifted to hospital after crash in Herrin Walmart“:

According to Illinois State Police, the preliminary investigation revealed a 2016 Hyundai Sonata driven by 46-year-old Debra Johnson of Herrin, was pulling out of the north Herrin Walmart parking lot entrance onto northbound Illinois Route 148.

As she entered the southbound lanes, police say she pulled into the path of a Harley Davidson Sportster going southbound.

The motorcyclist was ejected from the motorcycle after hitting the left front corner of the car.

The motorcyclist was flown to a hospital following the crash.  At the time of the accident the motorcyclist was not wearing a motorcycle helmet.

According to the article, Johnson was charged with failure to yield turning left.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Southern Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article seen above as well as article of July 26 titled “Motorcycle driver ejected in crash airlifted from Herrin Walmart parking lot.”


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