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.”

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