An Old Mill Creek motorcycle crash occurred Saturday (August 22, 2020) evening. This Old Mill Creek motorcycle crash led to the death of the motorcyclist. The accident involved an apparent loss of motorcycle control.
This Old Mill Creek motorcycle crash is discussed in a variety of media sources, including the August 23, 2020 Lake County Sheriff’s Office media release titled “Old Mill Creek Fatal Motorcycle Crash.” An excerpt:
On August 22, 2020, at approximately 8:05PM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Hunt Club Road south of Millburn Road, Old Mill Creek, for a motorcycle crash with injuries. Sheriff’s deputies arrived and found a 2014 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle west of the roadway.
Preliminary investigation shows the Harley-Davidson, driven by a 63-year-old male of Gurnee, was traveling southbound on Hunt Club Road just south of Millburn Road. For an unknown reason, the driver left the roadway and was ejected from his motorcycle. The driver sustained significant injuries upon being ejected and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
This Old Mill Creek motorcycle crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Technical Crash Investigations Unit.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources.
There are many different reasons why a motorcycle might leave the roadway. These reasons range from the motorcycle hitting a road hazard to an error made by the motorcyclist. Often, the reason for a loss of control is determined after an accident investigation is conducted. The cause of the motorcycle crash is important to determine for many reasons, including legal reasons.
When motorcycles leave the roadway, there is a greatly increased risk of a serious crash. The inherent stability needed to control a motorcycle can be very difficult to achieve off the roadway.
Additionally, if the motorcycle leaves the roadway, it can run into many different types of fixed objects. These objects include trees, utility poles, and utility boxes.
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