Fatal Illinois Route 148 Motorcycle Collision Leads To Two Fatalities

There was a fatal Illinois Route 148 motorcycle collision Saturday (August 25, 2018) evening in Williamson County.  The accident was a “head-on collision” involving the motorcycle and a semi truck.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP) the motorcycle with passenger was traveling southbound on Route 148 at approximately 6:51 p.m. when this fatal Illinois Route 148 motorcycle collision occurred.

An excerpt regarding this Southern Illinois motorcycle crash from an Illinois State Police news release, as seen in the August 26, 2018 bnd.com article titled “Two killed in semi, motorcycle crash near Carterville, IL“:

According to the release, the motorcyclists were driving southbound on Route 148 near Pigeon Creek Road when they switched into the northbound lane.

A tractor trailer, driven by a person whose identity was not released by police, in the northbound lane hit the motorcycle head-on, killing both people.

According to the release, the motorcyclists were improperly changing lanes and the tractor trailer driver could not have avoided hitting them.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois Route 148 motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above as well as the August 27 wpsdlocal6.com article titled “Two killed in motorcycle crash in southern IL.”


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