Lockport Motorcycle Crash On East Ninth Street Leads To Fatality

A Lockport motorcycle crash resulted in the death of a motorcyclist on May 3, 2020. This Lockport motorcycle accident involved the bike striking a fixed object.

Details on the accident appear limited at this time. The cause of the motorcycle accident does not appear to be publicly disclosed.

This Lockport motorcycle crash is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the Homer Glen – Lockport Patch article titled “Lockport Man Dies After Motorcycle Crash: Coroner.” An excerpt:

A Lockport man died Sunday after his motorcycle struck a fixed object, the Will County Coroner’s Office said. Steven Rabbers, 52, was pronounced deceased at 3:15 a.m. Sunday at the Silver Cross emergency room in New Lenox.

According to the Will County Coroner’s Office,  the motorcycle struck a fixed object in the 700 block of East Ninth Street in Lockport. It is not disclosed as to why the motorcycle struck the fixed object. The cause and manner of death has yet to be determined.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Lockport motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the article mentioned above.

In the Chicago area, the motorcycle riding season has largely been delayed for a number of reasons. The virus lockdown as well as generally (very) cool weather has served to suppress motorcycle riding. As such, this year even in early May might still be considered early in the riding season. As discussed on the “Early-Season Motorcycle Riding Safety Issues” page, there is the potential for greater risk while riding early in the season. The reasons for this increased risk are numerous.

Additional posts concerning Will County motorcycle accidents are found under the “motorcycle accidents” category. As seen in these posts, motorcycle accidents often lead to injuries that often require medical care, including hospitalization. Many Will County motorcycle accidents have resulted in the death of the rider.

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