Two Wood River Motorcycle Accidents Occur Overnight July 30-July 31

There were two Wood River motorcycle accidents on Monday (July 30, 2018) night and early Tuesday (July 31, 2018) morning.  Both motorcycle accidents involved an apparent loss of motorcycle control that happened for a currently undetermined reason.

These Wood River motorcycle accidents are discussed in the July 31, 2018 Alton Daily News article titled “Two Accidents, One Fatal in Wood River” as well as the July 31 article titled “Update:  South Roxana man dies in Wood River motorcycle crash.”

As seen in those articles, the first crash involved a motorcycle that crashed into a garage;  the motorcyclist was injured and flown to Barnes-Jewish Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

The second crash also involved an apparent motorcycle loss of control.  In that crash, that happened before 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning along Route 143, a motorcycle crashed into a median and lost control of the motorcycle, after which the motorcycle struck a sign.  The motorcyclist, identified as Nick Leckrone, 38, of South Roxana, died at the accident scene.

Both accidents remain under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning these Wood River motorcycle accidents can be seen in a variety of media sources, including those mentioned above.


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