Motorcyclist Suffers A Serious Head Injury During Southern Illinois Crash

There was a Southern Illinois motorcycle loss of control accident Thursday (April 26, 2018) afternoon in which the motorcyclist was ejected and seriously injured.  The motorcyclist suffered what was described as a serious head injury as a result of the crash.

The Wood River Police Department was called to the accident scene at 4:21 p.m.  The accident scene was on Illinois Route 255 near Illinois 111.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the Alton Telegraph article of April 26, 2018 titled “Man sustains serious head injury after being thrown from motorcycle“:

The man was traveling north on Illinois 255. As the male came to a bridge crossing over Illinois 111, the male lost control of the motorcycle and crashed. The male was thrown from the motorcycle to the side of the roadway. A witness to the crash remained at the scene until officers arrived, police said.

The motorcyclist was flown to a hospital in the St. Louis area for treatment of his accident injuries.

The cause for the loss of control either does not appear to be determined or publicly disclosed at this time.

This Southern Illinois motorcycle accident remains under investigation.

Additional details regarding the crash can be seen in the article mentioned above as well as the April 26 article titled “Motorcyclist thrown from bike in Metro East accident.”


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