There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday night (August 25, 2017) in Plainfield.
Details regarding the accident are somewhat limited. The cause of the accident does not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time.
According to officials, the motorcycle accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and van at approximately 11:00 p.m. The accident scene was near the intersection of Route 59 and Dayfield Drive.
The motorcyclist, identified as Johnson D. Ho, of Plainfield, 18, of Plainfield. He died at the accident scene. At the time of the accident, he was wearing a motorcycle helmet.
An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times article of August 26, 2017, titled “18-year-old man dies in Plainfield motorcycle crash“:
Preliminary results from an autopsy performed Saturday showed Ho suffered multiple injuries from the crash, according to the coroner’s office. The autopsy did not rule on his final cause and manner of death pending further study.
The occupants of the van refused medical treatment at the accident scene.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Will County motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above as well as the August 26 Joliet Patch article titled “Plainfield Teen Dies In Motorcycle Crash.”