An Ingleside motorcycle crash left the motorcyclist with critical injuries that were considered to be life-threatening in nature. This Ingleside motorcycle crash occurred on Saturday, October 12, 2019.
The motorcycle crash occurred as a motorcycle was traveling southbound on Wilson Road at approximately 1:10 p.m.
This Ingleside motorcycle crash is discussed in a number of media sources, including the Lake County Sheriff’s Office media release of October 12, 2019 titled “Ingleside Traffic Crash with Critical Injuries.” An excerpt:
Preliminary investigation shows the motorcycle, a 2011 Harley-Davidson Street Glide, was traveling southbound on Wilson Road. According to witnesses, the driver of the Harley-Davidson entered the intersection on a red light, while a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox, driven by a 67-year-old male of Ingleside, was traveling westbound on Rollins Road through the intersection. The Harley-Davidson struck the passenger side of the Chevrolet.
The motorcyclist was critically injured, and taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for treatment of his accident injuries. He was identified as a 48-year-old man from unincorporated Lake Villa.
His injuries are considered to be life-threatening in nature, and he was in critical condition. At the time of the accident he was not wearing a motorcycle helmet.
The driver of the Chevrolet Equinox was not injured during the collision.
The motorcycle accident investigation is being conducted by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this Ingleside motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the media release mentioned above.
Additional discussion regarding various aspects of motorcycle helmets, including statistics concerning their safety benefits, is seen on the “Illinois Motorcyclist Safety And Helmet Use” page. The greatest safety benefit of wearing a motorcycle helmet is that it greatly reduces the possibility of a serious brain injury occurring during a crash. Serious head injuries can lead to a fatality, or cause many different types of temporary impairments or permanent impairments.
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