Fatal Motorcycle Collision In Mt. Olive

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Mt. Olive (Macoupin County) on Monday (May 22, 2017) night.

Details on the accident appear to be somewhat limited.

According to the Macoupin County Coroner, the motorcyclist, identified as Robert Welch Sr., 47, was riding in the 5800 block of Mount Olive Road when the motorcycle hit a tractor.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the May 22, 2017 Riverbender.com article titled “Man dies after motorcycle crash in Mt. Olive“:

The coroner said Welch was pronounced dead at 5:50 p.m. Monday. His death was caused by multiple internal injuries, Coroner Targhetta said in a release.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Riverbender.com article mentioned above as well as the May 23 foxillinois.com article (with video) titled “Motorcyclist Dead After Macoupin County Crash.”


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