Motorcyclist Injured In Collision Near Highland

There was a car-motorcycle collision on Tuesday (August 16, 2016) in Madison County.  The collision happened near Highland.   The accident was a hit & run collision in which a woman has been charged.

The collision happened at 11:30 p.m., and involved a Jeep Cherokee hitting a motorcyclist on a parked motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was identified as Josh Doerr, 31, of Pocahontas.  He was flown to a St. Louis hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

An excerpt from the article of August 19, 2016 titled “Clinton County woman had DUI prior to crash with motorcyclist“:

Family members on Thursday said Josh Doerr was in a coma and had his right kidney removed.

The driver of the Jeep Cherokee was identified as Christy G. Cummins, 37, of Carlyle.  She was charged with aggravated DUI as well as failure to report an accident with an injury.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Southern Illinois car-motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the August 19 article (with video) titled “Woman charged in Metro east hit and run crash.”


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