Fatal “Head-On Collision” Involving Motorcycle In Williamson County

“Head-on collisions” have occurred in various Illinois motorcycle accidents.  For many reasons, these hard-to-avoid collisions often cause serious accident injuries, if not fatalities, to the motorcyclist and/or (if applicable) passenger.

There has been a fatal motorcycle collision in Williamson County (Southern Illinois) on July 8, 2018 which is being attributed to a vehicle crossing over the center line and hitting a motorcycle in a “head-on collision.”

The collision involving a motorcycle and another vehicle occurred at approximately 2:55 p.m. on Corinth Road east of Johnston City, between Old Ben Road and Becker Road.

An excerpt from the July 9, 2018 wsiltv.com article (with video) titled “Marion man dies in crash on Corinth Road,“: mentioning Williamson County Coroner Junior Burke:

Burke said the driver of the vehicle crossed over the center line and hit the motorcycle head-on.

The motorcyclist was identified as Robert Rich, 55, of Marion.  He was declared dead at 3:40 p.m. Sunday.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the Williamson County Coroner’s Office and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Southern Illinois motorcycle accident involving a “head-on collision” can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the July 10 wjpf.com article titled “Victim identified in deadly motorcycle/auto accident.”


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