An I-80 motorcycle crash occurred Sunday (June 28, 2020) afternoon. This I-80 motorcycle crash led to the death of the motorcycle rider. That rider was identified as Nathan Carroll, 35, of Channahon. This accident is reported to have involved a motorcycle loss of control.
This fatal Illinois motorcycle accident is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the June 28, 2020 Channahon-Minooka Patch article titled “Channahon Motorcycle Death Caused By Speeding: Police.” An excerpt:
Nathan Carroll was traveling eastbound on I-80 at mile marker 111 with a group of other motorcyclists when he lost control of his motorcycle at about 3:15 p.m. Sunday. Grundy County coroner John Callahan said in a news release Sunday that Carroll’s bike traveled 300 feet before coming to a rest. Carroll was thrown from his motorcycle and was produced dead at the scene. It is unknown at this time what caused him to lose control of his bike, the coroner said.
On Monday, the Illinois State Police announced that Carroll’s motorcycle, as well as two vehicles, were traveling eastbound on Interstate 80 one mile west of Route 47 and Carroll’s motorcycle was “reported to be traveling at a high rate of speed in the left lane.”
According to Illinois State Police, the accident occurred when Carroll tried to change lanes and struck the rear passenger side of a semitrailer.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this I-80 motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.
Motorcycle loss of control can happen for many different reasons. As seen in many serious motorcycle accidents summarized on this site, it is a cause or contributing factor in many Will County motorcycle accidents. On this site, various reasons for motorcycle crashes are discussed on the “Motorcycle Accident Injuries And Fatalities In Will County” page. That page also discusses “what to do” if you have been injured during a motorcycle crash.