Motorcycle Accident In Jerseyville Involving Collision With Pedestrian

There was a Thursday (May 10, 2018) night motorcycle accident in Jerseyville in which a motorcycle collided with a pedestrian.  The accident happened on U.S. 67 just south of Hillside Road.

An excerpt regarding the collision, from the May 11, 2018 article titled “Jerseyville, IL, motorcycle crash injures passenger, pedestrian“:

Randal Giberson, 60, was riding a 2007 Yamaha motorcycle north on U.S. 67 around 8:31 p.m. when Anna Townsend attempted to walk across the highway at Hillside Lane, according to a release from Illinois State Police Trooper Heath Bryan.

The motorcycle struck the woman and both people on the motorcycle were ejected, police said.

During the crash the motorcycle’s passenger, identified as Ann Norris, 58, of Jerseyville, as well as Anna Townsend (also from Jerseyville) were both critically injured.  They were flown to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis for treatment of their accident injuries.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Illinois State Police Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle accident in Jerseyville can be seen in the article mentioned above as well as the May 11 article titled “Two airlifted in critical condition after motorcycle-pedestrian accident.”


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