Romeoville Motorcycle Accident Leads To Death Of Rider

A motorcyclist has died following a June 1, 2017 motorcycle accident in Romeoville.

The motorcyclist, Jason Weller, 28, of Plainfield, died June 8 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.

An excerpt regarding the June 1 motorcycle accident, from the June 13, 2017 The Herald-News article titled “Plainfield man dies after Romeoville crash“:

About 9:21 p.m. on June 1, Weller had been riding a red and white Honda motorcycle near Taylor Road and Weslake Parkway when the bike collided with a gray Honda Accord.

Romeoville police said the Accord was driven by a 17-year-old Plainfield resident who was ticketed for failing to yield while making a left turn.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Will County motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of motorcycle accidents, including The Herald-News article mentioned above as well as the June 14 Romeoville Patch article titled “Plainfield Man Involved in Romeoville Motorcycle Crash Dies From Injuries.”

Fatal “Head-On” Collision In Lockport

There was a fatal collision on Route 171 (State Street) Friday (June 9, 2017) morning in Lockport.

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP) the collision occurred on Route 171 near Dell Park Avenue at approximately 8:11 a.m.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the Daily Southtown article of June 9, 2017, titled “2 men confirmed dead in Lockport crash“:

Two Joliet-area men were killed on Route 171 on Friday morning when their vehicle collided head-on with an AT&T service truck, according to Illinois State Police.

As seen in the article, the crash happened after the pickup truck crossed the center line for an unknown reason.

The 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck that crossed the center line carried two men.  They were both pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The driver was identified as  Juan Huerta-Hernandez, 23, of Joliet.  The passenger was identified as Juan Munoz Martinez, 32, of Joliet.

The driver of the AT&T truck was injured during the collision and taken to Silver Cross Hospital.  The driver’s injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Will County crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Southtown article mentioned above as well as the June 12 Joliet Patch article titled “Two Joliet Men Identified In Lockport Crash.”

Fatal New Lenox Township Motorcycle Collision

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Monday (June 5, 2017) in New Lenox Township.

According to information provided by the Will County Sheriff’s Office, the crash involved a motorcycle colliding with the back of a SUV.  The collision happened at Cooper Road and Francis Road.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from The Herald-News article of June 5, 2017 titled “Joliet man dies in New Lenox motorcycle crash“:

“A 66-year-old Joliet man was riding his motorcycle westbound on Francis when a Ford Expedition driven by a New Lenox woman that was northbound on Cooper crossed into Francis,” Will County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Tom Budde said. “The motorcyclist struck the back of the SUV.”

The motorcyclist was taken to Silver Cross Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The traffic accident investigation remains under investigation by the Will County Sheriff’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Will County motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including The Herald-News article mentioned above as well as the June 5 Joliet Patch article titled “Joliet Man Killed In New Lenox Township Crash.”

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Manhattan Township

There was a fatal motorcycle crash Friday morning (June 2, 2017) near Joliet.

According to the Will County Coroner’s Office, the crash happened at the intersection of Manhattan Road and Cherry Hills Road in Manhattan Township.

The crash only involved the motorcycle.  There does not appear to be a publicly disclosed reason as to why the motorcycle accident occurred.

The motorcyclist was identified as Michael Vlasic, 48, of Chicago.  He was pronounced dead at the accident scene at 9:40 a.m.

The accident investigation is being conducted by the  Will County Sheriff’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the June 4, 2017 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Chicago man dies in motorcycle crash near Joliet” as well as the June 4 The Herald-News article titled “Man dies in motorcycle accident in Manhattan Township.”