East St. Louis Fatal Motorcycle Accident

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on the Poplar Street Bridge Monday night (July 10, 2017) in East St. Louis.  The accident appears to have involved a loss of control of a motorcycle.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident occurred at 8:00 p.m.

An excerpt regarding the accident, as seen in the July 10, 2017 kmov.com article titled “Motorcyclist dies in hit-and-run crash on Poplar Street Bridge“:

Police said Curtis Hudiburgh, 26, from Lincoln, Nebraska was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson Motorcycle when traffic began slowing. He then started to hit the brakes and lost control of the motorcycle, laying it down on the roadway.

Hudiburgh was then hit by the rear wheels of a tractor-trailer. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck kept driving.

Those with information concerning the accident or the truck are asked to call the Illinois State Police at 618-346-3631.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the kmov.com article mentioned above as well as the July 10 fox2now.com article (with video) titled “Police investigating fatal accident on approach to the Poplar Street Bridge.”


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